[Mplayer-users] Can't read DVDs

Gábor Lénárt lgb at lgb.hu
Wed May 16 09:31:37 CEST 2001

On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 02:15:01AM +0200, Alvin wrote:
> I've got libcss, and MPlayer works fine with Divx, but I can't read DVDs.
> The command line I use is:
> 	mplayer -dvd /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom/video_ts/vts_01_1.vob
> and then I get the following error : 
> 	DVD is encrypted, issuing authentication ...
> 	ioctl FIBMAP: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> 	Hint: run mplayer as root!
> 	DVD: path_to_lba() failed.
> Running as root generates the same problem.

Hmmm. Are you sure that /dev/cdrom is symlinked to the device which IS a DVD
ROM drive? What type of Linux kernel are you using?

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