Problem with mkisofs -dvd-video
jeremy.gransden at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 19:23:52 PST 2007
On Dec 3, 2007 12:01 AM, Girish Venkatachalam <girishvenkatachalam at gmail.com>
> On 21:42:47 Dec 02, Jeremy Gransden wrote:
> > HI List,
> > What is the correct procedure to create a dvd-video iso. I have tried
> > following and receive an error:
> > [jeremy at icipher ~]$ mkisofs -dvd-video -o ~/develip.iso -R
> > Using PSA07000.VOB;1 for /PSA074781-2.VOB (PSA074781-1.VOB)
> > mkisofs: Unable to make a DVD-Video image.
> > [jeremy at icipher ~]$
> > I searched google and did not find much of information. I read several
> > articles about the case of the file names, but my files are uppercase as
> > they suggested. I can create iso's without the -dvd-video switch, but
> > with.
> Check the mencoder documentation. Install mplayer, dvdauthor and
> growisofs (dvd+rw-tools).
> And set cranking. :)
> If you already have DVD compliant VOB, my stuff will not apply. If you
> don't then this is what you have to do.
> mencoder -oac lavc -ovc lavc -of mpeg -mpegopts format=dvd:tsaf \
> -vf scale=720:576,harddup -srate 48000 -af lavcresample=48000 \
> keyint=15:vstrict=0:acodec=ac3:abitrate=192:aspect=16/9 -ofps 25 \
> -o movie.mpg movie.avi
> Now movie.mpg contains MPEG-2 video befitting the DVD profile.
> Now just use a simple config file with dvdauthor and write it with
> Something like this perhaps?
> $ cat foo.xml
> <vmgm />
> <vob file="movie.mpg" />
> $ dvdauthor -x foo.xml -o myvideo
> dvdauthor will create a directory "myvideo" with dvd structure that can be
> directly given to growisofs or you could create an ISO with mkisofs with
> the -dvd-video switch.
> Hope this helps.
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Thank you for you suggestion, It worked almost flawlessly!!!
I say almost because the dvd will not play in my standalone dvd player, but
will play on both my macbook, and freebsd machine. I will look into the
dvdauthor, and mencoder docs to see if i can figure out why.
thank you again for your help.
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