problem to burn a dvd movie with k3b


i use opensuse 11.3

i got problem to try to create a dvd movie with k3b…

i choose create a dvd movie,
i take a avi file and move it to video_ts folder
click to burn

i get this message


HL-DT-ST DVD-RAM GH22NS30 1.01 (/dev/sr0, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD-R DL, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD+R DL) [DVD-ROM, DVD-R séquentiel, DVD-R double couche séquentiel, DVD+R double couche à saut, DVD-RAM, DVD RW à réinscription limitée, DVD-RW séquentiel, DVD+RW, DVD+R, DVD+R double couche, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW] [SAO, TAO, RAW, SAO/R96P, SAO/R96R, RAW/R16, RAW/R96P, RAW/R96R, Réinscription restreinte, Saut de couche] %7]


mkisofs print size result: 0 (0 bytes)


K3b Version: 2.0.0
KDE Version: 4.4.4 (KDE 4.4.4) “release 2”
QT Version: 4.6.3
Kernel: 2.6.34-12-desktop

Used versions

mkisofs: 1.1.9


/usr/bin/genisoimage: No such file or directory. Failed to open VIDEO_TS.IFO
/usr/bin/genisoimage: Can’t open VMG info for ‘/tmp/kde-hakima/k3bVideoDvd0/’.
/usr/bin/genisoimage: Unable to parse DVD-Video structures.
/usr/bin/genisoimage: Could not find correct ‘VIDEO_TS’ directory.
Possible reasons:

  • VIDEO_TS subdirectory was not found on specified location
  • VIDEO_TS has invalid contents

mkisofs calculate size command:

/usr/bin/genisoimage -gui -graft-points -print-size -quiet -volid snipers -volset -appid K3B THE CD KREATOR (C) 1998-2010 SEBASTIAN TRUEG AND MICHAL MALEK -publisher -preparer -sysid LINUX -volset-size 1 -volset-seqno 1 -sort /tmp/kde-hakima/k3bj18328.tmp -no-cache-inodes -udf -iso-level 1 -path-list /tmp/kde-hakima/k3bN18328.tmp -dvd-video -f /tmp/kde-hakima/k3bVideoDvd0

any idea?


Typically just moving an avi file to a video_ts folder is inadequate. Instead one needs to convert the avi to a different format before moving to the video_ts directory.

You could use an application called ‘devede’ - from the packman repo