[mythtv-users] Importing Sony 'Arccos' protected dvds

Martin Ebourne lists at ebourne.me.uk
Tue Oct 24 18:55:30 UTC 2006

On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 07:51:01 -0700, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> mtd currently requires the DVD to be perfect - meaning no errors reading
> any block from the disc. Copy protection puts intentional errors on the
> disc that a DVD player will overlook but mtd can't get passed. I believe I
> read that the dev in charge of mtd is planning on allowing some bad blocks
> which should help overcome this issue but it doesn't currently do that.

Use k3b. Tools -> Copy DVD. Select the Image Only option, then under
advanced you can tick to ignore errors. Tweak it down from 128 to a small
number, say 8 (or it'll take forever), and you're sorted.



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