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ulger 05-08-2008 12:50 PM

Linux and blu ray reader compatible
i am somewhat new to Linux but i recently bought a fta box that runs
with Linux java and it also has a dvd writer in the unit. basically my
question is if this cpu has the balls to run blu ray is there a reader
that is compatible with Linux any distro that on might know of. i would what to take out the dvd writer and install the blu ray reader. thank you for any responses

MS3FGX 05-09-2008 06:50 AM

Recent versions of dvd+rw-tools support BluRay writers, and readers are really no different from existing optical drives.

Playing back the content is another story though, as you need a fairly powerful machine to play back 1080p content at an acceptable framerate.

ulger 05-12-2008 10:42 AM

blu ray question
this box is already set up to run hd video content. and honestly i don't have a 1080p tv it wasn't worth the extra money to me i had one and took it back to a 720p. any yes the box can run it i will post the os when i recieve the box and more info thank you for your response.

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