Mplayer not playing dvd

david walcroft david_walcroft at
Thu Jun 28 00:02:30 UTC 2007

Mplayer starts and the screen comes up but does not show any video.

[david at reddwarf ~]$ mplayer dvd://1 -dvd-device /dev/dvd
MPlayer 1.0rc1-4.1.1 (C) 2000-2006 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.66GHz (Family: 15, Model: 4, Stepping: 1)
CPUflags:  MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Warning unknown option monitor-hfreq at line 107
Warning unknown option monitor-vfreq at line 110
Warning unknown option monitor-dotclock at line 113
Warning unknown option cache-prefill at line 147
This codecs.conf is too old and incompatible with this MPlayer release! 
at line 6
Can't open joystick device /dev/input/js0: No such file or directory
Can't init input joystick
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote 

Playing dvd://1.
*** Zero check failed in ifo_read.c:324
     for vmgi_mat->zero_3 = 0x00000000010000000000000000000000000000
There are 1 titles on this DVD.
There are 2 chapters in this DVD title.
There are 1 angles in this DVD title.
audio stream: 0 format: lpcm (stereo) language: unknown aid: 160.
number of audio channels on disk: 1.
number of subtitles on disk: 0
No matching DVD audio language found!
No matching DVD subtitle language found!
Cache fill: 15.09% (2531328 bytes)
MPEG-PS file format detected.
VIDEO:  MPEG2  720x576  (aspect 2)  25.000 fps  7500.0 kbps (937.5 kbyte/s)
Opening video decoder: [mpegpes] MPEG 1/2 Video passthrough
VDec: vo config request - 720 x 576 (preferred colorspace: Mpeg PES)
Could not find matching colorspace - retrying with -vf scale...
Opening video filter: [scale]
The selected video_out device is incompatible with this codec.
Try adding the scale filter, e.g. -vf spp,scale instead of -vf spp.
VDecoder init failed :(
Opening video decoder: [libmpeg2] MPEG 1/2 Video decoder libmpeg2-v0.4.0b
Selected video codec: [mpeg12] vfm: libmpeg2 (MPEG-1 or 2 (libmpeg2))
Opening audio decoder: [dvdpcm] Uncompressed DVD/VOB LPCM audio decoder
AUDIO: 48000 Hz, 2 ch, s16be, 1536.0 kbit/100.00% (ratio: 192000->192000)
Selected audio codec: [dvdpcm] afm: dvdpcm (Uncompressed DVD/VOB LPCM)
AO: [alsa] 44100Hz 2ch s16be (2 bytes per sample)
Starting playback...
VDec: vo config request - 720 x 576 (preferred colorspace: Planar YV12)
VDec: using Planar YV12 as output csp (no 0)
Movie-Aspect is 1.33:1 - prescaling to correct movie aspect.
VO: [xv] 720x576 => 768x576 Planar YV12
A:   3.7 V:   3.7 A-V:  0.004 ct:  0.045 1012/1012 14%  3%  1.9% 0 0 49%
Exiting... (Quit)
[david at reddwarf ~]$

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