[mythtv-users] dvd jukebox

Jared Greenwald greenwaldjared at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 08:29:58 UTC 2007

On 2/18/07, David Campbell <dave at cpfc.org> wrote:
> Jared Greenwald wrote:
> > David,
> >
> > Excellent info.  How do you setup myth to be able to play the various
> > iso images you've ripped?
> Myth just plays ISO images - there is no configuration required.  ISO's
> are preferable to a directory of VIDEO_TS as it is a single file to
> manage/play/edit meta info.

I guess I meant to ask if there was some interface that allowed you to
browse through the isos available to you or something like that...

> Have you run into problems with transcoding
> > the DVDs and have thus switched to isos?
> Not really, it just is easier for me to do
> dvdbackup -M -i/dev/dvd -o /data/DVD/somedirecory
> mkisofs  -dvd-video -o /data/DVD/somefilm.iso /data/DVD/somedirecory

So, no real fancy interface like there would be for ripping...?

> I don't particularly care
> > about the extras and stuff other than the actual movie, then again,
> > having an actual iso backup means that you should be able to
> > re-constitute the DVD should something dire happen to the original...
> >
> > Also, since the mythweb plugin is the only backend plugin, how does one
> > actually initiate ripping of a dvd onto a backend machine?  (Same
> > question for the iso image.)  I suppose I assume you're using this all
> > on one box?
> Yes.
> Dave
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