[mythtv-users] Slow DVD iso play in MythVideo

Marco Nelissen marcone at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 1 23:53:36 UTC 2007

>Can someone please explain why some of my ripped DVD's take an age to
>load/play others are really fast/immediate? and more importantly how I
>can speed things up? :o)
>When I say slow, I mean really really slow, it took 7 mins from pressing
>play to getting the initial manufacturers banner, then a further 9 mins
>until I got to the menu, a total of 16 mins!?
>My system is a separate backend/frontend system, the frontend is an
>EPIAM1000. I am using the internal player, the system is built using
>Jarods guide on FC5.

I have a similar problem, though so far only with 1 DVD, and not quite
as bad as you. The ISO images are on an NFS mount, and with this one DVD
it takes several minutes to load, showing constant network activity all
the time. Other DVDs start playing right away. I use xine for playback.

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