[mythtv-users] Does MythTV Obviate a DVD Player?

DanM dan at milkcarton.com
Thu Sep 2 18:08:10 EDT 2004

On Thu, 2 Sep 2004, John Smith wrote:

> If you have a MythTV box, is there any reason to
> get/have a stand-alone DVD player? I need to get a DVD
> player - the ones I was looking at had the Faroudja
> chip and were around $500. Does MythTV have all the
> functionality of these DVD players?

There are times I wish I hadn't given away my DVD player.  I can't play
more than about 1/3 of one of the Lord of the Rings dvd's on my mythbox
before one of the libraries used by ogle craps out.  I think it's one of
the libraries because when I try to rip the dvd, it dies at about the same


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