[MPlayer-users] Newbie can't even watch a damn dvd

Corey Hickey bugfood-ml at fatooh.org
Thu Jul 24 02:58:24 CEST 2003

AyaneMatrix wrote:
> First off, in order to watch DVD's you have to point it to your DVD-ROM
> drive, which usually tends to be /dev/hdb or /dev/hdc depending on your
> hardware setup, and using the -dvd-device switch. Never point it to a
> symlinked device as it tends to slow down the process of viewing info off
> discs.

Are you sure about that? Why would using a symlink make a difference?


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