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Re: playing DVDs from hard disk or CD

David Purton <dcpurton@chariot.net.au> said:

> Hi,
> 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

--ejg @sf

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