[ILUG-BOM] how to play vcds or svcd in ubuntu?

Rony Bill gnulinuxist at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 23:04:25 IST 2009


On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 10:50 PM, Kussh Singh <kussh.singh at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Rony Bill <gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Sat, Jun 27, 2009 at 8:43 PM, Rony Bill <gnulinuxist at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > You did not mention the error you get when you try to play VCDs.
> However
> > > assuming that you face the same problem that I had faced too, when you
> > try
> > > to play a VCD, you come to the disc selection menu. After selecting
> VCD,
> > at
> > > the bottom you will find a text mentioning your cd drive. It has an hdx
> > part
> > > in it. change that hdx to your actual drive letter. Then play.
> >
>
> I tried changing
>
> vcd:///dev/sr0
> to
> vcd:///dev/scd0


/dev/scd0?  Is this a typo? It should be /dev/sdb, assuming sda is your HDD.


>
>
> but the situation remains the same. VLC player starts showing the various
> buttons
> play, pause, stop, fast forward, backward etc but nothing happens
> --horizontal scroll bar does not move --stays at starting position till i
> close down vlc player window
>
> Both the hard drive and the dvd writer are sata types
>
> messages show
>
> vcd error: could not read block 57280 from disc


is your vcd media good?



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