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[vox-tech] play DVD with mplayer



> Message: 6
> Date: Sun, 7 Sep 2008 23:29:16 -0400
> From: "Hai Yi" <yihai2004@gmail.com>
> Subject: [vox-tech] play DVD with mplayer
> To: "lugod's technical discussion forum" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
> Message-ID:
> 	<2c8061b30809072029j6b8b536x53614e6ffc107321@mail.gmail.com>
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> 
> Hi,
> 
> I used to be able to play DVD with mplayer when my system was ubuntu
> 7.10, after I upgraded it to 8.04, I can't do it any more.
> 
> It seemed that mplayer recognized the dvd, but it takes unusually long
> time to read it and reported " CRC check failed!  "
> 
> I don't think the dvd itself has a problem since it's readable from
> other devices. Is it the problem with my cdrom or software?
> 
> Thank you for your response!
> Hai
> 
> 
> my setting is as below:
> 
>  ls -lt /dev/dvd
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 2008-09-07 18:47 /dev/dvd -> scd1
> 
>  ls -ltr /dev/cd*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root       4 2008-09-07 18:47 /dev/cdrw1 -> scd0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root       4 2008-09-07 18:47 /dev/cdrw -> scd1
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root       4 2008-09-07 18:47 /dev/cdrom1 -> scd0
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root       4 2008-09-07 18:47 /dev/cdrom -> scd1
> 
> and
> 
> mplayer dvd://1

I noticed that I had to switch my command line form in Ubuntu from what
I had used before.  I now use

mplayer dvd:// -dvd-device /media/cdrom1

if the drive I'm using corresponds to cdrom1.

Norm
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