On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 02:01:19PM +0000, Frank Duignan wrote:
> Is there a physical problem with her dvd drive - e.g. low sensitivity, bad
> calibration etc?
>> 2008/11/30 Kae Verens <kae at verens.com>
> > Tried an older DVD (Amadeus) on the same machine and it worked perfectly.
> > some hints online say that it may be an attempt at copyright control or DRM
> > by the BBC:
> > http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/linux-desktop-x-windows/129362-mplayer-a52-crc-check-issues.html> >
> > mplayer on my own laptop (Fedora 10) plays the DVD perfectly.
> > now - just tried something else. looks like it is /specifically/ the first
> > disc in the set which fails in Ubuntu.
> > anyone any ideas? has anyone else got a copy of the discs and can try it?
> > kae
If you are absolutely certain that libdvdcss is being used correctly,
then the other problem it could be is with the navigation software, so
that the DVD playback wasn't going around the copy protected sectors
in the way that was intended and is instead trying to do a raw read of
I would look to see if there are any issues with the libdvdnav library
installed. Possibly it needs a newer version (or perhaps an older
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