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Old 02-21-2015, 03:16 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by Keith Hedger View Post
You could try putting the dvd in a real player get it playing the main title and then get the info for the movie, most dvd players have some sort of info display, current title, sound track etc etc. then use that track number, don't have hunger games so can't help muh more than general hints.
i use vlc for that.

video -> video track

whoops, brett beat me to it. fwiw my ripper script based on the output of xvidenc:
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...8/#post5298832

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Old 02-21-2015, 03:52 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by chicagocoyote View Post
confirming what I had already
determined, that sometimes on a DVD, the track that that
contains the entire film really does have the scenes
in a bogus order.
It's just like the hard disk on your computer. You may have a large file spread all over your hard disk in little chunks here and there. If you try to read the disk linearly, you're going to find all those chunks in random order. But if you read the disk using the correct structure and indexing and pointers, wahoo!, all your random chunks are magically put back together in the correct order. DVD's used to have their titles laid out in linear order, and they didn't have such sophisticated menu structures. But they haven't routinely had that for a long time, and they are much more complex these days. Hence, "dvdnav" over "dvd". The problem here, is that tutorials and advice live on forever on the internet. So when you find a Google hit on a situation similar to yours, you say, "Great! Here's the solution." Except you're possibly looking at a solution from ten years ago, that doesn't work any longer today.

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