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Old 10-24-2004, 05:15 PM   #1
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Multiregion DVD Problem


I live in the UK and have everything set to UK on my system.

I can play region 2 DVD's fine and have DMA enabled, but I can't get any region 1 DVD's to mount.

Any ideas?
Do I need another codec?


Last edited by Hawky; 02-07-2009 at 04:29 PM.
Old 10-24-2004, 05:27 PM   #2
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This is most likely a firmware problem, not a Linux
problem. What make/model is the drive? My ASUS
for instance (if run under windows, with the native
software that came with it) will lock itself to the region
that was played 4 times first.

I currently have 4 different DVDs active under Linux
(on 3 different machines) and all of them play all regions
just fine (after I reset the ASUS, that is ;}) ...

Old 10-24-2004, 06:29 PM   #3
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Don't know what type of drive it is. I have a Compaq Presario R3145EA Notebook.

So how do I reset my drive?

Last edited by Hawky; 10-24-2004 at 06:33 PM.


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