[mythtv-users] mtd problems

Marco Nelissen marcone at xs4all.nl
Mon Mar 19 03:58:24 UTC 2007

>I just reinstalled my myth box with Ubuntu Feisty Herd 5 (admittedly a
>pre-release copy).  I seem to not be able to make any DVD rips.  I tried
>both ISO and perfect with no success.
>Here are the errors I'm getting in the log:
>13:41:22: launching job: job dvd 99 1 -1 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino
>13:41:22: Using DVD source: /dev/dvd
>13:41:22: ISO DVD image copy to: /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino Royale_001of
>13:43:27: Error: DVDISOCopyThread dvd device read error
>13:43:29: job failed: job dvd 99 1 -1 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino
>13:43:46: launching job: job dvd 99 1 0 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino
>13:43:46: job thread beginning to rip dvd title
>13:43:58: Error: DVDPerfectThread read failed for 3024766096 blocks at 15
>13:43:59: job failed: job dvd 99 1 0 1 -1 /var/lib/mythtv/videos/Casino
>I know there is a problem with udev in Herd 5 that is putting the dvd drive
>under floppy group (vs cdrom), but I should have been able to get around
>that by adding the mythtv user to the floppy group (and restarting mtd).
>Any thoughts as to why this might be happening?

Given that it took about two minutes from the start of the copy to where
it gave the error, I'd say there really was a read error, either because
the disc was dirty, or because it was copy protected.

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