[mythtv-users] Viewing video files on CD??

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun May 6 16:48:24 UTC 2007

On 05/06/2007 05:00 AM, Alan Murrell wrote:
> I have several CDs with .avi and .mpg files on them.  Typically if I want to 
> watch one of them, I have to copy the video file to the hard disk on my 
> MythTV box then watch it off the hard disk.
> Has anyone by any chance setup MythTV so that it can load the files on the CD 
> directly and allow one to watch them?  For example, perhaps it automounts the 
> CD, performs a scan for new video files, then lists them when one goes to the 
> appropriate menu item in MythTV (Media Library -> Watch Videos)?
> Is there some sort of HOWTO?
> Please advise.  I look forward to hearing from you.

My approach:  
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/142951#142951 (but 
get the updated, spaces-friendly scripts at 
http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/143042#143042 ).


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