I insert the DVD and here is what I put and what I get back. The thing says open but it hangs for ever, nothing ever comes up and the computer is running slow until I close the console I was using.
enzo@Blumchen:~$ mplayer -dvd 1 -dvd-device /mnt/cdrom -vo xv -vop crop=720x340
MPlayer 0.90pre7-2.95.3 (C) 2000-2002 Arpad Gereoffy (see DOCS!)
CPU: Advanced Micro Devices Athlon TB Thunderbird (Family: 6, Stepping: 4)
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 1 3DNow2: 1 SSE: 0 SSE2: 0
Compiled for x86 CPU with extensions: MMX MMX2 3DNow 3DNowEx
Reading /home/enzo/.mplayer/codecs.conf: can't open '/home/enzo/.mplayer/codecs.
conf': No such file or directory
Reading /usr/local/etc/mplayer/codecs.conf: 38 audio & 107 video codecs
font: can't open file: /home/enzo/.mplayer/font/font.desc
font: can't open file: /usr/local/share/mplayer/font/font.desc
Linux RTC init error in ioctl (rtc_pie_on): Permission denied
Using usleep() timing
Can't open input config file /home/enzo/.mplayer/input.conf : No such file or di
Can't open input config file /usr/local/etc/mplayer/input.conf : No such file or
Falling back on default (hardcoded) input config
Playing DVD title 1
libdvdread: Attempting to use device /dev/cdrom mounted on /mnt/cdrom for CSS au
libdvdread: Could not open device with libdvdcss.
libdvdread: Can't open /dev/cdrom for reading
libdvdread: Device /dev/cdrom inaccessible, CSS authentication not available.
Reading disc structure, please wait...
There are 7 titles on this DVD.
There are 33 chapters in this DVD title.
There are 1 angles in this DVD title.
Using CSS Key-cache dir: /home/enzo/.mplayer/DVDKeys/0816310008174F00
DVD successfully opened!