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Old 08-26-2004, 02:52 PM   #1
The GingerNinja
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Playing Video CDs in Xine


Hi,

I just installed xine (like it a lot), but I have a few music CD's which come with a video track at the end.
I have tried looking in the /media/cdrom (and the other /media directories) but it seems that they are all empty while the CD is playing.

I took a look at the xine FAQ about this and the closest I can find is about support for VCD, which sounds like what I need. It states there that I need to

<quote> have a /dev/cdrom alias pointing to your CDROM drive which you will use to play back the (S)VCD. </quote>

The problem is, I don't know where my CDrom drive is actually mounted.
I tried to type

$ alias /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom/ (and the other directory options)

but this gives me an error

bash: alias: /dev/cdrom: not found
bash: alias: /media/cdrom/: not found

I assume I'm doing something horribly wrong, but can anyone suggest how to fix it?

Many thanks
 
Old 08-26-2004, 05:04 PM   #2
masand
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hi there
in xine u need to click on VCD tab in the xine controls bar,which will automatically play the VCD for u

u need not mount any VCD for that

if u want to mount VCD then u may go here for that

http://www.elis.ugent.be/~ronsse/cdfs/cdfs.html

regards

Last edited by masand; 08-26-2004 at 05:06 PM.
 
  


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