[mythtv-users] Re: DVD's won't play since .17 upgrade

Chris Ribe chrisribe at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 19:15:15 UTC 2005

Sorry to bother you folks, I figured out my problem.   I needed to be
linking /dev/dvd to /dev/hdd, not /media/cdrom1.

That's murphy's law in action right there, struggle with a problem for
3 days, break down and ask the mailing list, discover the solution 20
min later by yourself.


On Sun, 27 Feb 2005 13:45:27 -0500, Chris Ribe <chrisribe at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have not been able to play or rip DVDs since I upgraded to .17.   I
> am running under FC3 and I did both my original install of .16 and my
> upgrade to .17 using apt-get.
> Under .16 I was able to get DVD playback and import working by
> disabling automount  and creating a symbolic link from /dev/dvd to
> /media/cdrom1 (my dvd player).
> Now, when I select "play DVD" from the OPtical Drives menu, nothing
> happens, and if I select "Import DVD" I get the "No Jobs. Checking
> and/or Waiting for DVD player" message.
> Does anybody have an suggestions or ideas for me?  I'm running out of
> them myself.

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