[mythtv] hack for using removable with mythvideo

Torbjörn Jansson torbjorn.jansson at mbox200.swipnet.se
Fri Aug 20 10:45:20 EDT 2004

mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
> Attached is a quick hack to use the stuff on an inserted cdrom
> in the video browser. The hack assumes a '/cdrom' mountpoint.
> This is a quick hack, since I am unsure what the 'desired'
> direction is
> for removable media in mythtv. For things like a video-dvd,
> audio-cd and
> [s]vcd, things are reasonably simple, just fire-up the required player
> menu (like this currently happens for dvd and [s]vcd). With
> non standaard
> cd's and dvd's, it looks more complicated.

Is this realy nessesary?

I mean, you can just put a symlink to the mountpoint for the cd/dvd drive
under the mythvideo directory.
The cd/dvd will get mounted automaticaly (mediamonitor?), then just select
the manage video menu and have it scan for files.

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