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Old 05-08-2008, 12:50 PM   #1
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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
Old 05-09-2008, 06:50 AM   #2
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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.
Old 05-12-2008, 10:42 AM   #3
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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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