[mythtv-users] Many new dvd's not working
salstrom at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 00:53:32 UTC 2010
On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
> Some amazing timing here...after using DVDFab to rip VIDEO_TS
> directories and playing them as is, tonight for the first time I had
> one that would just drop back out to the menu...never happened to be
> before and I've been doing that for a very long time. It was
> obviously because the menuing etc was broken, as I could get around it
> by quickly jumping to the main menu or jumping forward to the next
> chapter before it had a chance to crap out.
> I guess that in spite of the fact that DVDFab can rip things that
> other programs can't, that doesn't mean that the corrupted sectors
> still won't break playback...unreal.
> Seriously...it makes me actual pissed at the fact that I'm honest and
> actually pay for DVDs...all to go though a bunch of crap just to play
> them in the player of my choice, while those who just steal the stuff
> have essentially no problem.
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I just ripped Sherlock Holmes using DVDFab as an .iso file and it
dumped to the front end just as the physical disk did. I guess that's
a testament to DVDFab's ability to make a "true" dump of the disk! I
ended up extracting the main movie and now we can watch it... It was
a netflix rental so I'll be deleting the file once we're done
watching. Stupid movie companies making me jump through hoops to
Can MythTV be made to play fast and loose with the DVD standards when
necessary? It seems like stand alone DVD players must have that
ability so there should be a software solution.
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