[SATLUG] Re: Wall-E

John D Choate jdchoate at gmail.com
Wed Dec 31 19:36:04 CST 2008


On Wednesday 31 December 2008 15:28:04 Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> Sean I wrote:
> >> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 10:31 AM,  <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
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> >>> From: "Todd W. Bucy" <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>
> >>> Subject: [SATLUG] concerning DVD archiving and Mythtv
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> >>> 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
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> >
> > One of the guys here at work cannot copy his copy of Monsters Inc (i
> > dunno if that is pixar/disney). he cannot watch it on his older DVD
> > player so he was going to dump it to the computer and reburn it (nice
> > copy no scratches).  That wont let him either.  It sucks when the copy
> > protection wont let you watch your own stuff...
> >
> > Sean
> >   
> yeah monsters inc was put out by Pixar and the Rat. and yes it does suck 
> that companies like disney and sony are pushing their customers (like 
> me) into the grey market to watch their movies.
> 
> Todd

Have you tried doing the following with K3B...
Choose copy DVD, then select 'Only Create Image' and then... go to the Advanced tab and choose 'Ignore read errors'.
See if that works.
Theoretically, it should write every bit of data it comes across, even if it is 'garbage' data.

John C.


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