[mythtv-users] DVD Truncating (Underworld Evolution)

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Mon Aug 6 17:24:34 UTC 2007

On 8/6/07, John Veness <John.Veness.myth at pelago.org.uk> wrote:
> David Frascone wrote:
> >
> > I tried to play Underworld Evolution this weekend, and the movie stopped
> > about 2/3 of the way through.  I think the Frontend Crashed too.  I
> > restarted it from the closest chapter point, and it stopped again.  I
> > put the DVD into a different (Non Myth) player, and everything worked fine.
> >
> > My MythTV has a DL DVD+-RW drive.  Any ideas was was up?  I kept a spare
> > DVD player just for these "emergencies", but I'd sure like to pull it,
> > and have my Myth & Receiver be the only devices in my cabinet.
> >
> > -Dave
> Assuming you're using the Myth Internal player, try playing it with a
> different software DVD player on the same hardware. That will at least
> try and narrow down the problem.
> John

Underworld has Sony's latest, greatest copy protection on it.  Last I
checked, none of the Linux based decryptors could handle it.  I ended
up ripping it using DVDfab under XP, then copying it over to my linux


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