[mythtv-users] xine not playing all DVD's?

Ian Campbell ijc at hellion.org.uk
Fri Dec 31 15:59:20 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-31 at 12:19 +0100, Hugo van der Kooij wrote:
> [mythtv at saruman ~]$ ls -la /dev/hdc
> brw-------  1 mythtv disk 22, 0 Dec 31 10:13 /dev/hdc
> [mythtv at saruman ~]$ ls -la /dev/dvd
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root 3 Dec 31 10:13 /dev/dvd -> hdc

Unless you are running as root (which it looks like you aren't) then you
don't have permission to access /dev/hdc. Under Unix the permissions on
the /dev/dvd symbolic link are irrelevant -- only the target's
permissions are checked.

Ian Campbell

Children begin by loving their parents.  After a time they judge them.
Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
		-- Oscar Wilde
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