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Old 12-07-2009, 11:15 PM   #1
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Gxine or mplayer wont play dvd.

A normal movie from blockbuster.

Here is what I get.
$ mplayer dvd://
MPlayer SVN-r28461-4.3.0 (C) 2000-2009 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU     T7300  @ 2.00GHz (Family: 6, Model: 15, Stepping: 10)
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing dvd://.
libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.10 for DVD access
There are 11 titles on this DVD.
There are 1 angles in this DVD title.

*** libdvdread: CHECK_VALUE failed in /builddir/build/BUILD/libdvdnav-4.1.1/src/dvdread/ifo_read.c:1389 ***
*** for info_length % sizeof(cell_adr_t) == 0 ***

*** libdvdread: CHECK_VALUE failed in /builddir/build/BUILD/libdvdnav-4.1.1/src/dvdread/ifo_read.c:1522 ***
*** for info_length % sizeof(uint32_t) == 0 ***

*** libdvdread: CHECK_VALUE failed in /builddir/build/BUILD/libdvdnav-4.1.1/src/dvdread/ifo_read.c:1389 ***
*** for info_length % sizeof(cell_adr_t) == 0 ***

libdvdread: Invalid title IFO (VTS_01_0.IFO).
Cannot open the IFO file for DVD title 1.
No stream found to handle url dvd://

Exiting... (End of file)

Please help.
Old 12-07-2009, 11:49 PM   #2
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I had a similar issue a while back with smplayer, and I never did find an answer for mplayer. However, some people who used newer software than myself (IE, they used Debian unstable, rather than Debian stable, as I use), seemed to have less problems. So, if you could upgrade fedora to a newer version, then that might help (if there is a newer version than what you're using -- I'm not sure since I'm not a fedora user).

I was able to get the dvd I was having problems with to play using kaffeine, though. So, you may try installing kaffeine to see if it will work for you.
Old 12-08-2009, 07:00 AM   #3
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su -c 'yum install libdvdcss libdvdread libdvdnav lsdvd libdvbpsi'

Perhaps you are missing one of the packages needed.
You might try using Totem, vlv, or kaffeine.


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