[vlc-devel] Reg: Audio doesnt play when DVD / *.vob is played ? AC3 problem?

Christophe Mutricy xtophe at videolan.org
Tue Jul 22 16:57:00 CEST 2008

2008/7/22, Ragas sag <info2use4me at gmail.com>:
> Hi Xperts,
> When i am trying to play DVD in Linux, although video is displayed, but the
> audio doesn't play at all.
> Below is the message that i get ,
> candidates
> [00000226] main audio output error: couldn't find a filter for the first
> part of the conversion
> [00000226] main audio output error: couldn't set an input pipeline
> Generally DVD/ *.vob contains AC3 audio , and as much i could find out vlc
> uses a52dec to decode the same. My questions are,

Check in view/codec info or in the log that it's indeed a52.
What disstribution do you use ?
How did you install vlc ? Vlc version ?
Is there any reference to a52 in vlc -vvv --no-plugins-cache --list


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