[SATLUG] DVD mounting problem on Compaq C700

John Pappas j at jvpappas.net
Fri Jul 18 17:09:35 CDT 2008


Did you add the medibuntu stuff, and install the dvdcss code?

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 10:43, Eric Haugen <erichaugen at gmail.com> wrote:

> I recently picked up a cheapie Compaq C700 laptop a couple of weeks ago.  I
> loaded Ubuntu 8.04 and the restricted drivers and outside of having to
> tweak
> the wireless card to get it to work everything seemed to work alright till
> I
> tried to play a DVD.  After I inserted it the machine would lock up for
> about 90 seconds and tell me that it was not able to play in either
> MPlayer,
> VLC or DVD:Rip.  However Nautilus would be able to open and look at the
> contents of the DVD just fine, and when I jump over to the other partition
> and fire up Vista it plays just fine.  Any thoughts on how I can get this
> to
> play on Ubuntu?
>
> TIA,
> Eric Haugen
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