[mythtv-users] mtd problems

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Sat Mar 17 17:54:48 UTC 2007


On Mar 17, 2007, at 11:46 AM, Jared Greenwald wrote:

> I just reinstalled my myth box with Ubuntu Feisty Herd 5  
> (admittedly a pre-release copy).  I seem to not be able to make any  
> DVD rips.  I tried both ISO and perfect with no success.
>
> Here are the errors I'm getting in the log:
>
> 13:41:22: launching job: job dvd 99 1 -1 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/ 
> videos/Casino Royale
> 13:41:22: Using DVD source: /dev/dvd
> 13:41:22: ISO DVD image copy to: /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino  
> Royale_001of
> 13:43:27: Error: DVDISOCopyThread dvd device read error
> 13:43:29: job failed: job dvd 99 1 -1 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/ 
> Casino Royale
> 13:43:46: launching job: job dvd 99 1 0 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/ 
> Casino Royale
> 13:43:46: job thread beginning to rip dvd title
> 13:43:58: Error: DVDPerfectThread read failed for 3024766096 blocks  
> at 15
> 13:43:59: job failed: job dvd 99 1 0 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/ 
> Casino Royale
>
> I know there is a problem with udev in Herd 5 that is putting the  
> dvd drive under floppy group (vs cdrom), but I should have been  
> able to get around that by adding the mythtv user to the floppy  
> group (and restarting mtd).
>
> Any thoughts as to why this might be happening?
>

Might this be one of the new DVDs that use intentional bad blocks as  
an anti-ripping measure?

Perhaps try it on a disk that you know has worked in the past, or try  
ripping it with another method?

I'm assuming, of course, that you live where such an action is legal :-)



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