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Old 02-21-2004, 05:53 PM   #1
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DVD Menu Authoring Troubles

I recently picked up a sweet deal on a dvd burner, and so I've decided to take up making DVDs from old home movies. But since I'm still waiting for my dv bridge to arrive, I decided to do some practice with a couple Red vs Blue movies.

I got the movies encoded fine, drew up the menus, and went at it.

Here's my problem: When I start playing the dvd with xine (I haven't put it on a DVD yet), I can't choose any of the movies I encoded because they don't show up on the menu at all.

Here's what xine has to say:

libdvdnav: Using dvdnav version 1-rc3a from
libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.8 for DVD access
libdvdread: Couldn't find device name.
libdvdnav: Can't read name block. Probably not a DVD-ROM device.
libdvdnav: Unable to find map file '/home/mike/.dvdnav/.map'
libdvdnav: DVD disk reports itself with Region mask 0x00000000. Regions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
libdvdnav: next chapter failed.
And here's my dvdauthor.xml
<dvdauthor dest="DVD">

          <vob file="thx_dvd.mpg"/>
                jump titleset 1 menu;

        <button> jump title 1; </button>
        <button> jump title 2; </button>
        <vob file="rvb_menu_final.mpg" pause="inf"/>

        <vob file="psa1_dvd.mpg"/>
            call menu;

        <vob file="psa3_dvd.mpg" />
            call menu;


The images are here:
menu background
menu hilight
menu select

It knows where the mpg files are, since it plays the thx_dvd.mpg file when you start the movie.

Any ideas?


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