DVD Video discs are not recognized by FC3T2
david at fubar.dk
Sun Oct 10 18:49:51 UTC 2004
On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 08:47 -0700, Joe wrote:
> I tried putting several DVD Video discs in my DVD
> burner to watch some movies in Mplayer. But I'd say
> 90% of the time, the movie disc isn't recognized
> properly and nautilus puts an icon on the desktop
> called "DVD-ROM Disc" Clicking on the icon gives the
> CD/DVD Creator nautilus window. It thinks it's a DVD-R
> disc. This is obviously wrong.
This sounds strange. If you get the burn:/// window the text below the
icon should be something like "Blank DVD-R disc".
> The correct behavior is should give the Volume name of
> the movie and nautilus should automatically launch the
> gmplayer command line I set in nautilus to play DVD
> What's more interesting is I can do:
> mplayer dvd://1
> And the dvd disc plays correctly in mplayer.
> Or I can load gmplayer, and set the DVD path to
> /dev/cdrom at select Play DVD from the menu and the
> movie plays!
> This behavior is inconsistent. I'd say 1 out of 8
> tries or so, the disc is properly recognized and
> gmplayer launches. But most of the time, I get the
> CD/DVD Creator window. Since the disc isn't mounted, I
> can eject the discs from the drive without doing
> Right-click Disc Icon->Eject Disc.
> I know my DVD drive works correctly because when I
> dual-boot back to Windows XP, the DVD movies play
> consistently 100% in PowerDVD.
> FC3Test2 synced to RAWHIDE as of Oct. 10, 2004
> DVD Drive: IDE Plextor PX-708A DVDRW+- drive
> DVD Movies Tested:
> -Mean Girls
> -Azumanga Daioh
> -Deep Space Nine: Season 7: Disc 3
Please file a bug against hal and follow up. Also please attach the
output of 'lshal' to that bug.
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