[mythtv-users] Internal DVD Player Problems

Greg Grotsky spikeygg at gmail.com
Mon Dec 4 04:41:54 UTC 2006

On 12/1/06, Greg Grotsky <spikeygg at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've had a couple problems using the internal DVD player in myth for some
> time.
> 1) Not all but many DVDs get choppy right at a chapter breaks while
> watching the movie (such as "The Matrix").  This is just an annoyance
> because the sound and video will stutter for about 5 seconds around chapter
> breaks but it catches up and continues on.
> 2) I have a button on my remote setup for the JUMPTODVDROOTMENU option in
> the keybindings and it works well for about half the movies we watch but
> there are some which it doesn't work at all.  On these movies, it's as if
> the button is not programmed.  On very few movies (such as "Madagascar")
> when I hit the button I have configured for JUMPTODVDROOTMENU it actually
> exits the player and returns back to the optical menu. :(
> 3) Also, when using the left/right arrow keys to skip around in the movie
> occasionally it will spontaneously jump back to the beginning of the movie.
> I've noticed it happens very often while skipping backward as fast as
> possible within about 10 quick remote keypresses the stream starts again at
> the beginning.  This sucks if this happens while watching a movie, as you
> might imagine.
> 4) On a few DVDs (such as "About A Boy"), selecting the "Play Movie"
> option from the DVD's root menu causes the player to crash back to the
> optical disks menu.  The only way to play these types of movies is to use
> the "Select a scene" function in the menu.


Anyone have a suggestion, on any of these issues?
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