[MPlayer-users] Re: DVD drive support in RH8.0?
Arwed von Merkatz
v.merkatz at gmx.net
Sat Aug 30 23:56:20 CEST 2003
On Sat, Aug 30, 2003 at 05:44:58PM -0400, bubba smith wrote:
> >> >>Ok, I've got mplayer 0.90 installed and it appears to be working fine.
> >> >>How do I get my DVD/CDRW (LiteOn) drive to be seen by RH8.0 and thus
> >> >>able to play a dvd movie from it in MPlayer? right now it looks like
> >> >>RH8.0 recognizes it just as a cdrom (iso9660) drive in etc/fstab .
> >> >1. What does `dmesg | grep DVD` say?
> >> hdb: LITE-ON COMBO LTC-48161, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
> >> Also, full line in /etc/fstab is:
> >> /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
> >So everything is just fine.
> No, everything is not fine, same as when I first posted, Mplayer doesn't
> recognize that there is a dvd drive at /dev/dvd and I assumed that rh8 just
> missed recognizing it as a dvd drive or that I have to do something
> additional for it to create a /dev/dvd device.
> I tried command "gmplayer -fs dvd://2" (as suggested by Jean-Yves Simon)
> and mplayer launches but doesn't play anything (I assume this is because it
> can't find any /dev/dvd device to play from).
use 'mplayer -dvd-device /dev/cdrom -fs dvd://2' or 'mplayer -fs
or just create a link /dev/dvd -> /dev/cdrom with 'ln -s /dev/cdrom
Arwed v. Merkatz
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