[mythtv-users] Internal DVD player, new DVDs fail to play

Jake Thompson jake at jakethompson.com
Wed Dec 13 21:16:18 UTC 2006

I found this with pretty much every DVD I owned, I gave up and stuck with
xine, but I would love the internal player to be stable enough.  Even xine
has issues (unable to play Naco Libre).

On 12/13/06, osma ahvenlampi <oa at iki.fi> wrote:
> I've recently started noting problems using the internal player on new
> DVDs. Older ones still work nicely, but discs mastered this year (such
> as Munich (region 2 / nordic with Finnish subtitles among others)
> won't play. The screen goes black for 20 seconds while the player
> scans for CSS keys, finds them, tries to show the menu, fails, and
> then returns to the MythTV menus.
> This is not the only such DVD - in fact, it's difficult these days to
> find a new movie that did work in the player. Yet xine is able to play
> these discs just fine.
> Anyone else see the issue?
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> Osma Ahvenlampi   <oa at iki.fi>       http://www.fishpool.org
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