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Help with dvd ripped hard disc for playback on philips streamium

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by schillaci0, Jul 8, 2005.

  1. schillaci0

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    :hiya: Have a lot of dvd's ripped to hard disc for use with medial portal on my htpc but would like to access these for the children with a streamium sl300. They have been ripped with dvd shrink to folders with audio ts and video ts sub folders and then vts files in the video ts folder. The sl300 will read vobs but it will not playback my files anyone got any ideas.
     
  2. branny

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    You would normally put EVERYTHING in the Video folder and then launch. there should be nothing in the audio.

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  3. schillaci0

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    no there is'nt anything in the audio folder i think you misred my post ( this something of a legacy to do with older dvd players). The problem is that the streamium does not play the vts folders which are essentially vob files.
     
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    There's nothing specifically stated in the Streamium's spec to say that it should play VOBs - I know it says MPEG1 & 2 but maybe it has a problem with VOB's specifically?
     
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    If i back up a dvd using shrink i get;

    VOB - video & audio
    IFO - which is the binary control file for the relevant VOB (these have DVDVIDEO-VTS in the header and can be read using IfoEdit. there is a link on www.doom9.org)
    BUP - these are backup copies of the IFO incase they get corrupt

    They should be numbered as follows;

    Volume in drive N is DATA
    Volume Serial Number is C836-76A6

    Directory of N:\ITALIAN_JOB\VIDEO_TS

    05/07/2005 19:54 20,480 VIDEO_TS.BUP
    05/07/2005 19:54 20,480 VIDEO_TS.IFO
    05/07/2005 19:54 909,312 VIDEO_TS.VOB
    05/07/2005 19:54 18,432 VTS_01_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 19:54 18,432 VTS_01_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 19:54 268,288 VTS_01_0.VOB
    05/07/2005 19:54 10,240 VTS_01_1.VOB
    05/07/2005 19:54 22,528 VTS_02_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 19:54 22,528 VTS_02_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 19:54 16,521,216 VTS_02_0.VOB
    05/07/2005 19:56 387,725,312 VTS_02_1.VOB
    05/07/2005 19:56 28,672 VTS_03_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 19:56 28,672 VTS_03_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 20:00 760,942,592 VTS_03_1.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:00 79,872 VTS_04_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 20:01 79,872 VTS_04_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 20:01 103,512,064 VTS_04_0.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:05 1,073,709,056 VTS_04_1.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:08 1,073,709,056 VTS_04_2.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:12 1,073,709,056 VTS_04_3.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:15 1,073,709,056 VTS_04_4.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:19 1,073,709,056 VTS_04_5.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:19 18,653,184 VTS_04_6.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:19 38,912 VTS_05_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 20:19 38,912 VTS_05_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 20:23 1,073,709,056 VTS_05_1.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:25 343,238,656 VTS_05_2.VOB
    05/07/2005 20:25 14,336 VTS_06_0.BUP
    05/07/2005 20:25 14,336 VTS_06_0.IFO
    05/07/2005 20:26 136,196,096 VTS_06_1.VOB

    Each IFO/BUP should have a corresponding VOB (if you have asked to split files >1GB they you will have more). This the case with files above for VIDEO_04_x.VOB. In my example the film has not been "shrunk" as it is over 4.5GB so would not fit on a DVD-5/single layer blank disk.

    If you wish to play the film of the hard disk from the beginning open VIDEO_TS.IFO which is the control file for the whole film. Opening any other .IFO will only play the part of the film that IFO knows about.
     
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    Who said that the Streamium should plays VOBs?
     

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