[mythtv-users] DVD rip preserving menus
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Tue May 24 21:16:10 UTC 2005
>> dd only works on DVDs without CSS. Even if you "unlocked" the DVD drive
>> using xine, you would be able to copy the encrypted data from the DVD but
>> not all of the information required to play a CSS encrypted DVD.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
>> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Ziobro
>> Sent: Tuesday, May 24, 2005 1:17 PM
>> To: Derek Scollon; Discussion about mythtv
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] DVD rip preserving menus
>>> I like being able to use DVD menus and skip from chapter to chapter, so
>> I've just switched to xine and it's working great for DVDs. My next question
>> is whether MythTV can rip DVDs preserving DVD menus and chapters. I've done
>> this in Windows using a little program which makes perfect or compressed
>> rips, then Cyberlink PowerDVD can play these directly from hard disk. I've
>> been looking around but don't see how this is done in MythTV.
>>> Best regards,
>> This was on the list a while back.
>> It will make a perfect copy to the HD of the entire DVD.
>> I found you need to open the DVD with xine first to unlock it and
>> then you can copy it.
>> dd if=/dev/dvd of=/tmp/copy_of.iso bs=2048
>> xine dvd:///tmp/copy_of.dvd/
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> It works and it's brilliant. Is there a way to integrate this
> into the MythTV interface though?
Actually, I just managed a part of it by adding iso as a file type and entering xine dvd://%s as the command (Thanks Andrew). Is there a way to make dd the default command for ripping a DVD from MythTV?
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