[SATLUG] Re: Wall-E

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Wed Dec 31 23:09:52 CST 2008


John D Choate wrote:
> On Wednesday 31 December 2008 15:28:04 Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>   
>> Sean I wrote:
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>>>> On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 10:31 AM,  <satlug-request at satlug.org> wrote:
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>>>>> Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2008 17:58:41 -0600
>>>>> From: "Todd W. Bucy" <toddwbucy at grandecom.net>
>>>>> Subject: [SATLUG] concerning DVD archiving and Mythtv
>>>>> To: "The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List"
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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
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>> 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.
>   
no I haven't.  I will try this method before resorting to a windoze 
alternative

Todd


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