mplayer, was Re: Cant play dvd's

Michael R. Head burner at
Thu Aug 16 04:10:40 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-08-15 at 20:32 -0400, Charles philip Chan wrote:
> cj <debiani386 at> writes:
> > ok mplayer works (woot woot!!!!) but i dont know how to get it to stop
> > with the CRC checking (Since it fails and keeps repeating the check
> > and causes choppy dvd play).
> Are you trying to play one of those nasty new DVDs from Sony (new
> protection scheme)? In order to get them to work with mplayer you need
> to compile a version of dvdnav from the mplayer svn server, recompile
> the svn version of mplayer to link against it and use
> dvdnav://<track_number> instead of dvd://<track_number>.

Hmm... at this point it would appear simpler just to download a pirated
copy of the movie than to bother trying to play the protected disc!

mm... irony...

> Charles
Michael R. Head <burner at>

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