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On Tuesday, April 03, 2012 06:38:29 PM James wrote:
> Michael Mol <mikemol <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > > My new Sony camcorder produces MTS and CPI video output files.
> > mplayer2 is a fork of mplayer. I use mplayer2 (instead of mplayer)
> > because it has better stream seeking behavior for my use cases. I
> > don't remember what all the differences are, though.
> OK I'll check out mplayer2.
> On another note, I have always transferred files form the sony
> camcorders to my linux systems, via cp or scp, without issues.
> Now, the new sony (HDR-PJ760V) is giving me troubles.
> I plugged the usb on the sony camcorder into my gentoo system.
> The usb was auto discovered. I am able to use Dragon player
> to watch the individual files, such as 00001.MTS via Dragon
> player and the camcorder being mounted (96 G of flash).
> Ok so I was then initially able to use cp to copy the files
> off onto the gentoo hard drive. After I did a few this way,
> the mount point now drops almost immediately. I can re-discover
> the sony camcorder and automount via the file-manager. I can see
> the files and play them one at a time via Dragon Player. But, when
> I go to copy them with:
> cp *.MTS /usr/local/video/jeff/basketball/TR
> cp 00000.MTS /usr/local/video/jeff/basketball/TR
> I get Erno 5 as the mount is lost evey time now.
> The mount drops. I never had this problem before, but it
> is a different camera. What really has me stumped is it
> worked for a while for a few files, now it drops the mount
> every time.
> I even power cycled the camcorder, to no avail.
> Any ideas?
This sounds like a problem I had with a USB harddrive.
Cause: Bad connection in USB-port (dust?)
Solution: Use vacuumcleaner to clear USB-port ;)