HD-DVD/Blue-Ray Support

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Tue Mar 20 03:44:18 UTC 2007


Steven Pasternak wrote:
> Hi! If I were to go out and get a HD-DVD or Blue-Ray drive, would it 
> work with linux?

Not speaking from experience, but I doubt it.  You might be able to get
DVD(+/-) - CD-RW functionality, but I don't think you'll be able to read
any HD disks.

> How about movies? I've also heard a lot about how restrictive the new DRMs are, 
> but is there any linux workaround (like libdvdcss for DVDs).

No, but people are working on it.  I recommend boycotting all DRM
content, but that's obviously your call.

Matthew Flaschen




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