[mythtv-users] MythTV and ISOs?
Thomas M. Pluth
tpluth at surewest.net
Wed Nov 3 23:12:21 UTC 2004
You could use vobcopy or dvdrip to convert them to vob or mpg files.
I use vobcopy on my ISO's then import them into mythvideo
> Darn, that wasn't what they wanted to hear...
> I haven't got my myth setup fully working yet, still playing and hacking
> so I couldn't test it for them.
> They have a large number (~100's of ISO'S!!! Crazy I know) so doing a
> loopback isn't a nice way of doing it, and doesn't have the WAF (wife
> acceptance factor) as well, by using only the remote and a TV.
> I'm sure it could be built in (I'm not saying to do it, just staying it
> could be done when a dev person needs this feature) so it reads the info
> from the ISO name and then mounts it and plays it via the gui. Saves
> 100s of ISOs open and mounted.
> Hmmm thinking about it, it could be done, but it would mean leaving all
> ISOs mounted and 'open' which isn't a nice way of doing it and adding new
> ones in would mean manually entering them into the system, creating the
> loopback and dir system etc.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: mark at onnow.net [mailto:mark at onnow.net]
>> Sent: Thursday, 4 November 2004 9:29 AM
>> To: apalm at aae.com.au; Discussion about mythtv
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] MythTV and ISOs?
>> If you mount the ISO to loopback they will just be a local
>> file so yes.
>> Quoting Andrew Palm <apalm at aae.com.au>:
>> > Hi there
>> > A friend is looking at mythtv for a video server and has a
>> lot of DVD ISO's
>> > on there network. Can mythtv support playback of these from
>> the ISO file?
>> > Andrew
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