[MPlayer-users] DVD RPC

Gábor Lénárt lgb at lgb.hu
Wed Jul 17 13:01:02 CEST 2002

On Wed, Jul 17, 2002 at 12:45:44PM +0200, Arpi wrote:
> > Hmmm, I think region code is about drive too. At least when I first tried to
> > play my 'The Matrix' (region code 2) with my brand new drive (set to region
> > code 1 by default), it refuses to play, spoofing my log file with kernel
> > messages about region code mismatches I/O error or something similar I can't
> > remember exactly. So the drive itself can controll this process, as you can
> > see ...
> no. the driver uses the region code for authentication, but libdvdcss
> somehow 'workarounds' it, and 'login' into the driver without it...

HmmHmm, it's quite strange though :) At least my kernel got I/O errors in
the IDE channel because of region code mismatch (according to eg output of
'dmesg'). Nevermind, however it's quite strange topic ... The 'somehow'
in your sentence is also will be interesting to know exactly the way :)

- Gábor (larta'H)

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