[mythtv-users] Xine / libdvdcss can't handle dual-sided discs
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Mon Aug 1 19:40:52 UTC 2005
On Monday 01 August 2005 15:26, Michael Haan wrote:
> On 8/1/05, Robert Johnston <anaerin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 01/08/05, Till Harbaum <till at harbaum.org> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > On Saturday 30 July 2005 02:09, Michael Haan wrote:
> > > > Has anyone else seen this and have an idea for a fix?
> > > For the PC/Player/DVD-Drive a dual sided DVD isn't any different
> > > from two
> > > different single sided ones. When playing one side none of the
> > > involved parts
> > > sees the second side or has any information about it.
> > >
> > > Or do you expect xine to be able to access both sides without
> > > turning the disc
> > > around? That's impossible, standard DVD drives only have one
> > > pickup (one
> > > laser plus mechanics) and usually only read the "bottom" side of
> > > the DVD.
> > Unless it's a slip of the keyboard and he means "Dual Layer" discs
> > (Though TBH, I've never had any problems with Dual Layer discs, and
> > it's most likely a hardware failure).
> > --
> > Robert "Anaerin" Johnston
> Nope - double-sided is what I mean. It made no sense to me either
> that double-sided would present any issue, as one person suggested.
> What I know is this - I've only had issues with two disks, and they're
> both double-sided.
Perhaps if you provided a few details as to what you mean by "issues",
someone might actually be able to respond intelligibly. Otherwise,
we're forced to conclude that you just haven't flipped the disc over.
PS- Please don't state your problem in the subject line and then not
re-state it in the body of your message. It's just not good
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