Re: playing DVDs from hard disk or CD
David Purton <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> I don't have a dvd player, but occasionally African Enterprise sends me
> short DVDs of their work. Usually they are short enough that I can just
> copy the contents onto a CD at work and bring it home to watch using
> *some move player*.
> The last one was made up of 5 VOB files, that I had to play one at a
> time and they would stop at inopportune moments and I'd have to load up
> the next one.... not that great...
> so I end up going with something like this:
> $ mplayer /media/cdrecorder/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_1.VOB
> $ mplayer /media/cdrecorder/VIDEO_TS/VTS_01_2.VOB
Are you copying the files with the appropiate tool (vobcopy, dvdbackup, etc)
and making iso image with -dvd-compat option enabled?
You can try this
$ mplayer -dvd-device /path/to/diskorCDmountpoint dvd://1