Is mplayer currently broken?

Joshua Isom jrisom at
Sat Apr 26 15:48:39 UTC 2008

On Apr 26, 2008, at 10:32 AM, Yuri wrote:

> Hi,
> When I am tryig to play DVD disk:
> mplayer dvd:// -sid 0 -vo xv -alang english -dvd-device /dev/acd0
> all video comes up as scrambled, with big blinking squares as if MPEG2 
> is damaged or not decrypted correctly.
> But if I first read DVD content to disk mplayer plays the resulting 
> directory ok:
> dvdbackup -o . -M -i /dev/acd0
> mplayer dvd:// -sid 0 -aid 128 -vo xv -dvd-device <dvd-dir>
> I am using 7.0-STABLE and all my ports are up to date and I just 
> rebuilt whole dependency tree of mplayer.
> Anybody else is having this problem?
> Yuri
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Try using dvd://1 instead of dvd://, although I recommend installing 
lsdvd first to find out the most likely track to use.

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