DVD to mp3 and iPod
Thanks to the hints at http://www.perturb.org/content/dvd2mp3-2.html, I now have a sane way to handle copying the audio soundtracks from a DVD, and saving them as mp3 for use on our ipods.
jfesler-g5:~/\$ mkfifo soundpipe jfesler-g5:~/\$ ~/bin/mplayer -ao pcm -vo null -aofile ~/soundpipe -vc dummy dvd://2 -dvd-device /dev/rdisk3
In another window..
jfesler-g5:~/\$ lame -b 128 soundpipe audio.mp3
My next experiments will hopefully be to extract one chapter at a time, so that I don’t end up with a single 2 hour mp3.