[mythtv-users] Re: DVD ISO Playback
James L. Paul
james at mauibay.net
Fri Dec 31 10:51:50 UTC 2004
Kevin Denniss wrote:
>>Is anyone using Xine to playback a DVD ISO from hard drive? What
>>command are you using? Any special scripts involved?
> Personally I skip all that mounting as a loopback device and linking etc and simply use:
> xine dvd://filename.iso/
Did you have to do anything special to xine's config to get this to work
reliably? I used to do it exactly this way but I sometimes got bogus
errors about not having an input plugin to handle the mrl. Perhaps it
was just something else flaky with my setup.
Note that you must use an absolute path to the iso for this to work.
> Therefore in MythVideo you just create a .iso file type entry and set the player to something like:
> xine -pq -V Xv -f -r anamorphic -g --no-splash --no-logo dvd://%s/
> Which plays very nicely for me. You just have to make sure you create the iso file in the correct format (personally I use DVDShrink on Windows).
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