[MPlayer-users] rip stops at 77th minute on standalone reader

D Richard Felker III dalias at aerifal.cx
Sun Sep 12 19:59:45 CEST 2004

On Sun, Sep 12, 2004 at 03:52:33PM +0100, J. Grant wrote:
> >>Now why does not the option -ss work when reading a DVD? 
> >
> >It has nothing to do with DVDs.  MPlayer's -ss code is pretty simple,
> >and known to be very inaccurate, depending on the container format of
> >the video.  Search the mailing list archive and you'll find thousands of
> >messages on the subject.  The only solution is trial and error guessing
> >of -ss values.
> DVD->XviD  requires an -ss value of (secs/2).  If this has not already 
> been pointed out.  I tested with PAL 25fps dvd.

no, it requires an -ss value that's essentially random. you have to
figure it out for each disc separately, and each location.


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