[MPlayer-users] DVD RPC (fwd)
jl_debert at rsd-intl.com
Fri Jul 19 13:45:02 CEST 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arpi [mailto:arpi at thot.banki.hu]
> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2002 12:38 PM
> To: mplayer-users at mplayerhq.hu
> Subject: Re: RE: Re: Re: Re: [MPlayer-users] DVD RPC (fwd)
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> > > a myth that the drive itself take care of it.
> > No it is not. It simply means that there are _two_ checks, one
> > in the software player (which dvd-genie, or libdvdcss,
> take care of)
> > and one in the _drive firmware_, which _cannot_ be
> bypassed if it is
> > present in the drive's firmware (the firmware itself does the check
> > when the software requests "read title key", and will
> return an error
> > if the region codes on the drive and on the DVD media do
> not match).
> yes, this is the trick. libdvdcss does NOT requests the
> title key from the
> drive!!! it crack it without the help of the drive itself!
> so this check never runs, even fi exists in the drive.
> my fairly new sony dvd rom has this check in the firmware,
> windows needed to
> set the right region code to work. but libdvdcss didn't!
> A'rpi / Astral & ESP-team
> Developer of MPlayer, the Movie Player for Linux -
> RTFM!!! http://www.MPlayerHQ.hu/DOCS
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