How the heck do you burn a VCD?
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Thu Nov 24 06:06:27 GMT 2005
On 11/24/05 12:56 AM, Louis LeBlanc sat at the `puter and typed:
> On 11/23/05 09:35 PM, Michael C. Shultz sat at the `puter and typed:
> > On Wednesday 23 November 2005 21:20, Louis LeBlanc wrote:
> > > Hey folks. This may be slightly OT, but I just downloaded the
> > > StarWreck spoof (http://www.starwreck.com), and I'd like to get it
> > > burned to a VCD. It's in xvid/avi format, and I'm not sure what's the
> > > best way to burn this. with the following:
> > >
> > > burncd -f /dev/acd1 -d vcd star_wreck_in_the_pirkinning_subtitled_xvid.avi
> > >
> > > but it doesn't seem to play anywhere - not even my FreeBSD box - which
> > > is the only machine I can get the avi file to play in the first place
> > > (MacOs X & Windoze won't play it). How's that for FreeBSD being a
> > > better multimedia box?
> > >
> > > I have checked the disk, and it *does* appear to have been burned - so
> > > this is a coaster now. I'm guessing I just didn't understand the
> > > burncd manpage in regards to vcd burning. I also couldn't find
> > > anything but 'doze and MacOs X commercial software ads on google, even
> > > though I required either "FreeBSD" or "Linux" in my search.
> > >
> > > Anyway, I'm really a newbie with this vcd stuff, so a little leg up
> > > would be appreciated.
> > >
> > > TIA
> > > Lou
> > Look in the handbook under opticle drives on how to make ISO's
> What, really? I haven't been able to find any indication that the VCD
> format was nothing more than an xvid AVI file in an iso filesystem.
> Figures it would be so painfully simple - that'll play on my DVD
> Thanks for the pointer.
BTW, am I supposed to burn this as a vcd or data track?
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