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

jtd jtd at mtnl.net.in
Sun Jun 28 04:21:51 IST 2009


On Sunday 28 June 2009, Kussh Singh wrote:
> > > 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.
>
> there are 4 sata slots on the motherboard. File system shows sda1,2,3,4. i
> tried using
> /dev/sda2 /dev/sda3 /dev/sda4 but they don't work -it was presumed sda1
> represents the hard drive

sda is sata0 1 is the first partition on stat0 2 is the 2nd etc.
sdb is sata1
sdc is sata2
sdd is sata3

your cdrom would be on /dev/hda
so vlc vcd:///dev/hda should work

> > is your vcd media good?
>
> that i can't say but k3b was able to extract some of the tracks and convert
> them into mpeg files. some mpeg files ripped by k3b were of zero size and i
> presume those tracks may be unreadable etc (ie the vcd could be bad -hence
> the error)



-- 
Rgds
JTD


More information about the Linuxers mailing list