[mythtv-users] Cannot Import DVD

Johnny Walker johnnyjboss at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 16:57:41 UTC 2010


On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 10:26 AM, Andrew <mythtv at heathsworld.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:42 AM, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
>
>> On Sunday 21 March 2010 10:29:47 pm Andrew wrote:
>> > >    It's not nearly as grim as that. Although there are particular
>> studios
>> > > and batches of movies that are particularly problematic. And it's not
>> > > always
>> > > the copy protection that's the problem. Sometime's the disk faults are
>> > > genuine
>> > > errors that are the result of cutrate production.
>> > >
>> > >    The AnyDVD forums are a great source for information on why exactly
>> > > you're
>> > > having trouble with a particular disk.
>> > >
>> > >    Disney in particular seems to be particularly bad.
>> >
>> > It actually just a TV series disc.  I can just use AnyDVD to rip to ISO
>> and
>> > then mount that in mythtv.  I was just hoping there was an easier way
>> and
>> > could make use of the DVD import function and not have to involve
>> windoze.
>> > I thought if libdvdcss could read it, then it would rip too. I
>> understand
>> > the complexities of the schemes these days...  Thanks for everyone's
>> input.
>> >
>>
>> Have you tried the Linux version of Handbrake? You wind up with an h264
>> file of
>> the main title, which takes up less room than an mpeg2 rip.
>>
>>
> No I have not but it looks very interesting.  Wish it was in the repo but
> will try the rpm.
>
> Thanks.
>
> I went and read the FAQ at the handbrake website and it says that they are
about conversion not stripping copy protection.

http://trac.handbrake.fr/wiki/SupportFAQ#wontrip

Luckily there's no big call in my home for watching DVD's.

-Johnny
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