[SATLUG] DVD mounting problem on Compaq C700

Eric Haugen erichaugen at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 22:18:05 CDT 2008


That did it...I thought all of those goodies were in the package
ubuntu-restricted-extras but I guess not.

Thanks John!

- Eric

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 5:09 PM, John Pappas <j at jvpappas.net> 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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