Can FreeBSD play DVD movies?

David Wilhelm dave at
Sun Jan 22 22:58:06 PST 2006

On 01/22/06 21:47, Peter wrote:
> I tried playing a DVD movie with mplayer today but the sound was just a
> hiss.  Does anyone know why?

Does this occur for every dvd that you've tried?

I'm not sure about the audio decoder errors, but I've had the sound hiss
with a few dvds. Try explicitly setting -aid 128 (or 129, or whatever);
that has always fixed the hiss for me.

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