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Old 08-22-2003, 11:57 AM   #1
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Question DVD player sound issues...

I can't seem to get my dvd player to play sound. I can mount the dvd at /mnt/dvd and use ogle or mplayer to play it, but all I ever hear is a poping/crackeling noise. Sound in general works. I have sound events, and games like Heroes of Might and Magic 3 seem to work just fine. However, dvds refuse to play the soundtrack. Right now I have slack 9.0 / gnome installed, and am using oss. I DO have an extra sb 16 pci around that I can install if need be though finding the time to do so would be a bit of a pain. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Old 08-22-2003, 02:33 PM   #2
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I have the same problem

I've not actually resolved this issue on my own PC... I did find a workaround though, of ripping the DVD to my hard-drive.

I'd be interested in what the proper solution is....
Old 08-22-2003, 03:41 PM   #3
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Thats nice to know, but I have an extensive dvd collection which makes such a sollution less than practicle. I may have to break down and just buy a set-top box if I can't find a sollution...
Old 08-22-2003, 04:38 PM   #4
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well how about providing more useful information... does the video play ok? how are you actually playing the files? why are you mounting the dvd's at all? what is the output from the apps (esp mplayer) in the console.....


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