On Sat, Jun 17, 2000 at 11:54:06PM +0100, John Gay came forth with:
> I know that there is a lot of discussion about DVD on Linux and am quite aware
> of the unjust apprehension of people and equipment. But I have a question?
>> Is it possible to just buy a DVD decoder card for your PC and use that for
> watching DVD's? As I understand it, purchasing one of these cards buys the
> licence to decode and watch DVD's. I would still like to see the court case
> won, but for the short-term, gotta have it now answer, I was hoping to just buy
> a card, slot it in and watch my DVD's.
>If I understand the issue correctly, which I may not, there are cards
that are supported. Prelim drivers for the Dxr3 and full drivers for
the dxr2 exist. However, the drivers need the raw Mpeg 2 stream
from the CD. This is not easy to get, and is what all the fuss is
about in the first place. LiViD are using DeCSS to get it...
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