[mythtv-users] BD ISOs

James Oltman cnlibmyth at gmail.com
Tue Feb 1 17:53:41 UTC 2011

> Not sure if you were looking for a way to play BD iso's or just curious
> about the development status, but I came across this script over the weekend
> which allowed me to play a BD iso that I had created.
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Iso-play.sh  Setup was pretty easy and I
> haven't had any problems with the script yet.
> It requires the content be mounted locally, so the loop mount can access
> it.  That violates the whole purpose of storage groups.
> I wrote this little script on the back-end, this works with
> storage-groups. It was hard coded for my paths, so wont run as is, you
> need to change the paths for your system.
> I only have a couple of ISOs so I don't know if loop mounting large volumes
> will actually burn any resources.
> I put all the ISOs in a folder HDISO, and then running the script mount all
> ISOs as if they are folders within the VIDEO/HD directory.
> #!/bin/bash
> IFS=$(echo -en "\n\b")
> for i in $( ls /path to folder/HDISO | grep -i iso ); do
> echo $i
> foldername=${i%.iso}
> echo "$foldername"
> mkdir /path to video folder/VIDEO/HD/$foldername
> sudo mount -o loop -t udf /path to folder/HDISO/$i /path to
> folder/VIDEO/HD/$foldername
> done

Stupid question, but I just put out a folder called the title of the movie,
and I can hit play on that folder, and it works fine.  What's the reason for
ISO?  Is it just a storage group thing?
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