[mythtv-users] Many new dvd's not working

Neil Salstrom salstrom at gmail.com
Mon Jul 12 05:26:12 UTC 2010

On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 9:57 PM, jedi <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:

>> A key question, IMHO, is why the commercial players handle this sort of thing.
>   I think this boils down to the commercial players following a path through
> the IFO files based on the end user actually navigating the DVD through the
> standard menu rather than trying to treat the DVD as raw data.
>   I think this is why VLC can navigate the menus of a "broken" DVD even when
> tools like vobcopy or even "mplayer -dumpstream" will choke.
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Although even VLC was dying on Sherlock Holmes.  DVDFab was the only
solution to get it working.  Good point that was brought up about if
these disks don't conform to DVD standards then they are being sold
falsely as a "DVD".

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