[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #5069: Internal DVD player cannot skip (seek) properly why playing VOB files ripped from DVD
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Mar 30 18:17:08 UTC 2008
On 03/30/2008 09:09 AM, MythTV wrote:
> #5069: Internal DVD player cannot skip (seek) properly why playing VOB files
> ripped from DVD
> The internal DVD player has a problem when trying to play VOB files that
> have been ripped from DVDs. When attempting to skip forward or backward
> while playing a ripped VOB file through MythVideo, the video will freeze
> and then one will hear strange audio for approximately the length of the
> skip that was requested (e.g. 5 seconds, 30 seconds, etc). After that,
> the video and audio start playing normally at the point where the skip was
> supposed to jump to. The "strange audio" sounds like when one seeks
> through a track on a CD player.
> Skipping forward and backward work correctly when playing the original DVD
> using the internal player. The problem only manifests itself when trying
> to play a VOB file that was ripped from a DVD. Also note that the problem
> did not exist in myth 0.20.2.
This sounds a lot like the behavior we get every once in a while when
playing MPEG-2 files without a seektable. Perhaps the no-seektable
skipping is broken, again.
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