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Old 01-03-2004, 05:35 AM   #1
iamstinke
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dvd playing...


i finally figured got a dvd player to work. im still a newb. can anyone tell me how stop the choppiness when i play a dvd? better codecs maybe???

thanks
 
Old 01-03-2004, 05:38 AM   #2
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maybe if you told us the smallest piece of information we could help... what distro? what dvd player software? etc....

http://mplayerhq.hu
and make sure you have used "hdparm" to enable dma.
 
Old 01-03-2004, 06:12 AM   #3
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im using SuSE 9.0, totem media player (imstill trying to get my mplayer to work), 900hmz duron, 384megs ddr ram.

thanks
 
Old 01-03-2004, 07:05 AM   #4
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Originally posted by iamstinke
im using SuSE 9.0, totem media player (imstill trying to get my mplayer to work), 900hmz duron, 384megs ddr ram.

thanks
whats happening when u try to get mplayer to work? its 1 of the best peices of software ever, not just linux software
 
Old 01-03-2004, 12:43 PM   #5
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Big distro's (like SuSe) don't compile in Xvid and maybe also dvd-support it their rpm's, try to built mplayer from source. You will get your dvd's working.
Oh, you must also have libdvdcss or something like it.

hope I helped you.

Geert.
 
Old 01-03-2004, 01:52 PM   #6
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Right now, i know that i have to do some configuring for mplayer of a few files, but i don't know how to confugure things. im still haveing problems just trying to get the skins to work. heres what i get so far when i run gmplayer:

CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon Thunderbird 1033 MHz (Family: 6, Stepping: 2)
Detected cache-line size is 64 bytes
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled with Runtime CPU Detection - WARNING - this is not optimal!
To get best performance, recompile MPlayer with --disable-runtime-cpudetection.
Reading config file /etc/mplayer/mplayer.conf
Creating config file: /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/config
Reading config file /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/config
[cfg] read config file: /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/gui.conf
Reading config file /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/gui.conf: No such file or directory
vo: X11 running at 1280x1024 with depth 16 and 16 bpp (":0.0" => local display)
Disabling DPMS
Reading /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/codecs.conf: Can't open '/home/iamstinke/.mplay er/codecs.conf': No such file or directory
Reading /etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 61 audio & 169 video codecs
font: can't open file: /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Failed to open /dev/rtc: Permission denied (mplayer should be setuid root or /de v/rtc should be readable by the user.)
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/iamstinke/.mplayer/input.conf: No such file o r directory
Input config file /etc/mplayer/input.conf parsed: 53 binds
SKIN dir 1: '/home/iamstinke/.mplayer/Skin'
SKIN dir 2: '/usr/share/mplayer/Skin'
[skin] file ( /usr/share/mplayer/Skin/default/skin ) not found.
Skin not found (default).




thanks
 
Old 01-03-2004, 03:47 PM   #7
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u need to download skins and put them in the skin dir first!
compile it from source, dont use the rpms - i think its easier to do it like that
 
Old 01-03-2004, 04:02 PM   #8
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mplayer
 
Old 01-08-2004, 01:33 PM   #9
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xine/totem works beautifully on suse 9

grab http://cambuca.ldhs.cetuc.puc-rio.br...twork.i386.rpm
 
Old 01-08-2004, 03:23 PM   #10
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Here...

http://www1.mplayerhq.hu/MPlayer/rel....0pre3.tar.bz2

unzip the file with bunzip2 (ie: bunzip2 MPlayer-1.0pre3.tar.bz2)
uncompress the tar file (ie: tar -xf MPlayer-1.0pre3.tar.bz2)

Then as root type

./configure (wait until finished)
make (wait until finished)
make install (done)

then at a command line type "mplayer dvd://1" and you're movie will start playing

good luck
 
Old 01-09-2004, 12:08 AM   #11
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Quote:
Originally posted by Hackeron
mplayer
Dude, WTF?

I see your new, so I dont want you to get started like some others have...

Read here....
 
  


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