[SATLUG] DVD mounting problem on Compaq C700

Al Castanoli afcasta at satx.rr.com
Fri Jul 18 21:44:27 CDT 2008


I used the steps at:

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-mplayer-and-multimedia-codecs-libdvdcss2w32codecsw64codecs-in-ubuntu-804-hardy-heron.html

Al Castanoli

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 17:09 -0500, John Pappas wrote:
> 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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