I can watch most DVD's on my machine using VLC but today, I went to watch Thor, and it won't play.
- libdvdread4 and libdvdcss2 are at the latest versions.
vlc -vreturns 1.1.4
- w32codecs are installed and reinstalled
- ubuntu-restricted-extras are same as above
My machine recognises the disc and I can open the folder and browse the assorted .vob files, of which there are many. None of them will open in VLC, or in MPlayer etc.
When I run
vlc -vvv /media/THOR/VIDEO_TS/VTS_03_1.VOB I get:
File Reading Failed VLC could not read the file
I also see command line output like this:
[0x963f47c] main filter debug: removing module "swscale" [0x963a4b4] main generic debug: A filter to adapt decoder to display is needed [0x964be84] main filter debug: looking for video filter2 module: 18 candidates [0x964be84] swscale filter debug: 720x576 chroma: I420 -> 979x551 chroma: RV32 with scaling using Bicubic (good quality) [0x964be84] main filter debug: using video filter2 module "swscale" ..... [0x959f4e4] main video output warning: late picture skipped (-10038 > -15327) [0x963a4b4] main generic debug: auto hidding mouse [0x93ca094] main input warning: clock gap, unexpected stream discontinuity [0x93ca094] main input warning: feeding synchro with a new reference point trying to recover from clock gap [0x959f4e4] main video output warning: early picture skipped ...... ac-tex damaged at 0 12 ac-tex damaged at 6 20 ac-tex damaged at 12 28
This happens with onboard and Known Good USB DVD player I don't have standalone DVD player to try with TV
I am going to watch another film instead for now, because I can do that. I just can't watch THOR, and I'm pretty confident that the disc is ok. It is a rental, but it's clean and there are no surface abrasions. I even cleaned it with Christian Dior aftershave to make sure.