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Old 10-24-2003, 03:02 AM   #1
lak
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Question Problem with playing DVD on readhat 9


When I try to play DVD cdís it gives and error that some /dev/dvd not exits but I try to link it with ln Ės /dev/cdrom2 /dev/dvd but itís not working as well gives the same error
I tried to play dvd on console mplayer Ėdvd 1 nothing works on even I have xine it gives the same problem but I have solve all the dependencies I donít think no problem with that but

1. Do I need some other plugines or libraries to install
2. what can I do for this

Please reply the solutions

Thanks
lakshan
 
Old 10-24-2003, 07:50 AM   #2
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If it is saying that /dev/dvd doesn't exist then that is the problem. Post the output of "ls -l /dev/dvd", "ls -l /dev/cd*", "ls -l /dev/hd*" and "less /etc/fstab" and I'll try to help
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Old 10-24-2003, 10:53 AM   #3
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Question yes this is what i get

[lakshan@L-NET lakshan]$ ls -l /dev/dvd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 5 Oct 18 19:19 /dev/dvd -> cdrom
[lakshan@L-NET lakshan]$ ls -l /dev/cdrom2
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Oct 18 15:39 /dev/cdrom2 -> /dev/hdb
[lakshan@L-NET lakshan]$ less /etc/fstab
[lakshan@L-NET lakshan]$ ls -l /dev/hd
[lakshan@L-NET lakshan]$ ls -l /dev/hda
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 3, 0 Jan 30 2003 /dev/hda

in fstab it just added i eman mounted already

what i have to do next

thanks for reply
lakshan
 
Old 10-24-2003, 11:46 AM   #4
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rm /dev/dvd
ln -s /dev/dvd /dev/hdb

Then give it a go
Guy
 
Old 10-24-2003, 09:08 PM   #5
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Question ok i did as u said

but still it's the same and here i'll give u exacly what it says in those errors
for mplayer and xine

this is what when i try to play in xine it gives

the source can't be read
maybe u don't have enough rights for this or source doesn't contain data
(eg:-not disk in driver ) (/dev/dvd)
input plugin fail to open mrl 'dvd:/'

this is what when i try to play in mplayer it gives

couldn't open dvd device : d/ev/dvd
 
Old 10-24-2003, 09:42 PM   #6
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Question ogle player give this

this is what when i try to play in ogle it gives

[root@L-NET ogle-0.9.1]# ogle
libdvdread: Can't stat /dev/dvd
Too many levels of symbolic links
ERROR[ogle_nav]: faild to open/read the DVD
 
Old 10-25-2003, 01:08 AM   #7
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I thought the symlink should be

ln -s /dev/cdrom /dev/dvd
 
Old 10-25-2003, 01:29 AM   #8
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Well you didn't actually post your fstab. The device that's mounted at /cdrom or /mnt/cdrom is the one you want to link to (unless you have more than one CD/DVD drive.
 
Old 10-25-2003, 01:33 AM   #9
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You're going to have to clean up those symlinks though from the output of that last error... looks like you have too many links pointing to the physical dev... /dev/hdb?... post your fstab as adz suggested... it'll help, hopefully.
 
Old 10-25-2003, 11:59 AM   #10
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I have the same problem. The device is mounted as /dev/cdrom and can read cd perfectly, but when I enter a dvd it rejects it and cannot read the content as well as is unable to play it in mplayer.

I can only assume that it has something to do with the dvd's file system, but don't know what to do about it...
 
Old 10-25-2003, 08:38 PM   #11
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Smile ok thanks u guys very much

yes the symlink is for my DVD player
ln -s /dev/cdrom2 /dev/dvd

hehe coz i have 3 roms

one for writer, cd playing , Dvd

that ws the problem
thanks for helping me to solve this problem

finaly it's done

waaaaaaaaa DVD quality in linux is exserlent

but one problem hehe i cant play VCD on same dvd drive

thanks guys
lakshan
 
  


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