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From: Joost Roeleveld <joost@××××××××.org>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: MTS player
Date: Wed, 04 Apr 2012 07:24:57
Message-Id: 4170556.LNmWHECGqS@eve
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: MTS player by James
On Tuesday, April 03, 2012 06:38:29 PM James wrote:
> Michael Mol <mikemol <at>> 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 > or > 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 ;) HTH, Joost


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[gentoo-user] Re: MTS player James <wireless@×××××××××××.com>