[SATLUG] concerning DVD archiving and Mythtv

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Tue Dec 30 21:07:01 CST 2008


Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>> in the last few months I have noticed that it has become increasing 
>> difficult to copy to hard drive (for personal archival purposes of 
>> course) some newer movies.  This is especially true for movies 
>> released by that Rat from Florida. To be clear I am not attempting to 
>> transcode but am doing a ISO copy of the entire DVD.  Furthermore I 
>> know that this works on my system as I just copied Horton Hears a Who 
>> (a twentieth century fox release) however when I tried to do a copy of 
>> Wall-E (released by the Rat and Pixar).  Has anyone else had such 
>> difficulties with Disney movies? if so is there a way around this issue?
>>
>> thanks in advance
>> Todd
> I did a little digging around and found that this was an issue back in 
> in 2005 but have not found any recent posts or articals refering to the 
> problem.  Furthermore most of the problems seem to be associated with 
> DVD rippers on M$.  (no big surprise there) I have yet to find any info 
> on problems with ripping the Rat's DVDs on Linux distros.  Like I said 
> above, I have only noticed this in the last few months with the latest 
> of the Rat's releases.  Releases before this summer do not seem to have 
> this problem.
> 
> Todd
> 
> Todd

How are you trying to create the iso?  Are you using dd, or something else?


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