[mythtv-users] Noisy DVD Player - Any "slowdown software"

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Thu Mar 9 17:39:19 UTC 2006

On Thursday 09 March 2006 17:42, mythtv-users-request at mythtv.org wrote:
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Noisy DVD Player - Any "slowdown software"
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> On 03/09/2006 10:45 AM, Rickard Borgmäster wrote:
> > The DVD player (NEC ND-3550) in my HTPC is a bit noisy, which makes it a
> > pain in the ass to watch DVD:s without ripping them first. I know that
> > there are several softwares for Windows that will slow down the disc to
> > get rid of the sound. No need to spin the disc faster than data is
> > accessed, right?
> >
> > So, do you guys know of any good solution to fix this within Linux?
> If using xine, replace the default setting with the following in your
> ~/.xine/config file:
> # slow down disc drive to this speed factor
> # numeric, default: 4
> media.audio_cd.drive_slowdown:2
> Mike
To get it by default add
/sbin/hdparm -E1 /dev/dvd (-E  set cd-rom drive speed)
to rc.local

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