[mythtv-users] Cannot Import DVD

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Mar 22 12:42:47 UTC 2010

On Sunday 21 March 2010 10:29:47 pm Andrew wrote:
> >    It's not nearly as grim as that. Although there are particular studios
> > and batches of movies that are particularly problematic. And it's not
> > always
> > the copy protection that's the problem. Sometime's the disk faults are
> > genuine
> > errors that are the result of cutrate production.
> >
> >    The AnyDVD forums are a great source for information on why exactly
> > you're
> > having trouble with a particular disk.
> >
> >    Disney in particular seems to be particularly bad.
> It actually just a TV series disc.  I can just use AnyDVD to rip to ISO and
> then mount that in mythtv.  I was just hoping there was an easier way and
> could make use of the DVD import function and not have to involve windoze.
> I thought if libdvdcss could read it, then it would rip too. I understand
> the complexities of the schemes these days...  Thanks for everyone's input.

Have you tried the Linux version of Handbrake? You wind up with an h264 file of 
the main title, which takes up less room than an mpeg2 rip.

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