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homegrown17 03-24-2004 01:28 AM

HOWTO run DVD Shrink with Wine???
 
I have my Laptop deadicated to my linux box. its a Fujitsu Nseries 2.7 Ghz 512MB ram 2xDVD burner 64Mb video.... 0/S=MDK10

OK. i have Wine installed and as far as I knew it was configed just fine. I heard you can Install DVD Shrink through wine and i tryed it but it wont let me rip the DVD. it says "FAILED TO INITIALIZE ASPI DEVICE" do i need a certin build of DVD Shrink? under the config file the device is set to /mnt/cdrom

thanks

dopefish 03-24-2004 01:49 AM

You probably have to install ASPI on WINE

homegrown17 03-24-2004 03:45 AM

how
 
how would i do that? can you give me a link to do so? HELP!!!!!!! im not the smartest kid.

dopefish 03-24-2004 05:03 AM

I dont know where to get the ASPI drivers, look around on the net for windows ASPI drivers and follow whatever instructions come with them.

Aktaion 03-28-2004 04:37 PM

I installed the ASPI drivers, but there is the same problem.

dopefish 03-28-2004 07:17 PM

Hmmm well i assume DVD shrink is for ripping dvds or something so shouldnt the device be pointing to your dvd?

Aktaion 03-29-2004 01:55 PM

Anyway,

I tried many options and it does definitively not work.

dopefish 03-29-2004 09:41 PM

Check this out, if you still cant get it to work id suggest using a native linux dvd program
http://linuxquestions.org/questions/history/133609

Aktaion 03-30-2004 04:08 PM

Thank you, dopefish, but, you can see, I also wrote there ...


A native Linux program is very nice. I used transcode and DVDRip for VCD and SVCD.
The big problem is, that this will do no authoring of DVDs and the biggest size is 2000 MB.

I do not know other native programs. Do you?

Jagaer 03-30-2004 07:12 PM

I could not get aspi to work under wine either, however DVD Shrink itself works fine (A testiment to the quality of the coding done by the author)

You can rip a mirror of the DVD to your hard drive using dvdbackup (http://dvd-create.sourceforge.net) and type "dvdbackup -M -i /dev/dvd -o /where/you/want/to/put/the/files". Then you open the files using "open files" in DVD Shrink.

The only other thing that doesn't work properly is the preview of files when you are choosing the options to backup. When the backup process begins preview works fine again. (This little part broke when the author changed from software render to directx, I suppose it might work with winex, but I've never bothered to try, as I never really used it in the first place. If you really need it, you can get DVD Shrink 3.0bx, where x is 1 through 7)

Hope this helps

Aktaion 04-04-2004 12:02 PM

Hi Jagaer,

I tried your suggestion.

I copied the whole DVD with dvdbackup to my HD.

With "Open Disk" Button I got the same ASPI error message. Indifferent, wheter with Wine-type "cdrom" or "hd".

With "Open File" DVDShrink is closing itself immediately and without any error message.

I guess, DVDShrink is the first and last win-program, I wanted to use the last 8 years. I resign.

Now I am searching for a real, native Linux-program to shrink these files ...

whansard 04-04-2004 01:18 PM

Quote:

Originally posted by Aktaion
Thank you, dopefish, but, you can see, I also wrote there ...


A native Linux program is very nice. I used transcode and DVDRip for VCD and SVCD.
The big problem is, that this will do no authoring of DVDs and the biggest size is 2000 MB.

I do not know other native programs. Do you?

the 2000 meg limit is probably because of your filesystem.

dvdshrink is a sweet little superfast dvd recompressing and reauthoring program for windows. it's amazing how fast it can recompress a dvd. you can take out languages and subtitles and stuff you don't want very easily, and even cut off the credits if you want.

i haven't used it in a while, but i was having to use another program on the files after, to make a correct dvd image. then i could go back to linux, and burn the image.

if somebody is getting all these steps done in linux, they should post a quick outline.

so Jagaer is getting the dvd image to the hard drive with linux software. there are probably several ways that would work for that.
then running dvdshrink under wine. great that that works.
then what are you doing about the dvd image?

Jagaer 04-05-2004 03:44 PM

I don't understand why DVDShrink is closing automatically when you try "Open files", it imports properly using Crossover Office wine V.2.1.0.

If you want some debug output try running "wine --debugmsg +err DVD\ Shrink\ 3.1.exe" from your DVDShrink Directory.

DVDShrink v 1.7 allows you to create either a directory or an iso image as output. I usually choose iso image as that allows me to burn it directly to a DVD with k3b. However output as files can be handy if you need to remove prohibited user operations with IfoEdit.

I'm not sure if this answers your question, if it doesn't try to rephrase the question, and I'll se if I can help

whansard 04-05-2004 06:09 PM

i had dvdshrink 3.0 beta5, and it had no option for making an iso image. i just downloaded 3.1.7 and it does.
crossover office wine costs cash right?

i was having to use dvdshrink to create the files, then having to make the video_ts and audio_ts directories, and move the files into that, then an image creating program to make the iso image from the files, then booting to linux, and using dd to join the split up image, (before i read you could pipe the files together on the burn command line and it would work), and buring with cdrecord-Prodvd.

i guess this will get rid of several steps for me.

i see you can get a demo of crossover office. is that what you are using?

Aktaion 04-07-2004 02:22 PM

Hi,

I installed DVD-Shrink 3.1.7 and used debug-mode:


wine --debugmsg +err "/home/earth/.wine/fake_windows/Program Files/DVD Shrink/DVD Shrink 3.1.exe"

fixme:keyboard:X11DRV_KEYBOARD_DetectLayout Your keyboard layout was not found!
Using closest match instead (German keyboard layout without dead keys 105) for scancode mapping.
Please define your layout in dlls/x11drv/keyboard.c and submit them
to us for inclusion into future Wine releases.
See the Wine User Guide, chapter "Keyboard" for more information.
fixme:ole:CoRegisterMessageFilter stub
err:x11drv:X11DRV_CreateWindow invalid window height 0
err:x11drv:X11DRV_CreateWindow invalid window height 0
err:listview:LISTVIEW_WindowProc unknown msg 1044 wp=00000000 lp=40711348
fixme:quartz:Filtergraph_QueryInterface unknown interface {56a868a2-0ad4-11ce-b03a-0020af0ba770}
fixme:quartz:Filtergraph_QueryInterface unknown interface {03a1eb8e-32bf-4245-8502-114d08a9cb88}
fixme:shell:BrsFolderDlgProc flags 20 not implemented
err:dosfs:DRIVE_ReadSuperblock Couldn't open device '/dev/fd0' for drive A: ! (no permission)
err:dosfs:DRIVE_ReadSuperblock Can't read drive volume info ! Either pre-set it or make sure the device to read it from is accessible !
Perhaps you have not properly edited or created your Wine configuration file,
which is (supposed to be) '/home/earth/.wine/config'.
err:dosfs:DRIVE_GetLabel Invalid or unreadable superblock on /dev/fd0 (A:).
err:dosfs:DRIVE_ReadSuperblock Couldn't open device '/dev/fd0' for drive A: ! (no permission)
err:dosfs:DRIVE_ReadSuperblock Can't read drive volume info ! Either pre-set it or make sure the device to read it from is accessible !
Perhaps you have not properly edited or created your Wine configuration file,
which is (supposed to be) '/home/earth/.wine/config'.
Invalid or unreadable superblock on /dev/fd0 (A:). Maybe not FAT?
wine: Unhandled exception (thread 0009), starting debugger...
WineDbg starting on pid 8
No debug information in ELF 'wine' ((nil))
Breakpoint 1 at 0x4000dd60
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libntdll.dll.so' (0x40033000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libwine.so.1' (0x40123000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libwine_unicode.so.1' (0x4013b000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/i686/libc.so.6' (0x4022d000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/i686/libm.so.6' (0x40361000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/libdl.so.2' (0x40384000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/ld-linux.so.2' (0x40000000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/libnss_compat.so.2' (0x403b3000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/libnsl.so.1' (0x403bb000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/libnss_nis.so.2' (0x403d0000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/libnss_files.so.2' (0x403d9000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/kernel32.dll.so' (0x40713000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/advapi32.dll.so' (0x407e5000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/comctl32.dll.so' (0x40815000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/user32.dll.so' (0x408ca000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/gdi32.dll.so' (0x40a20000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libfreetype.so.6' (0x40abf000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/x11drv.dll.so' (0x40b15000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libSM.so.6' (0x40022000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libICE.so.6' (0x40b8c000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libXext.so.6' (0x40ba3000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6' (0x40bb1000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libGL.so.1' (0x40cad000)
No debug information in ELF '/lib/i686/libpthread.so.0' (0x40d23000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libXcursor.so.1' (0x403e3000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/libXrender.so.1' (0x4002b000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/lib/common/xlcDef.so.2' (0x4001a000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/lib/common/ximcp.so.2' (0x40d74000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so' (0x403ec000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/comdlg32.dll.so' (0x40ef0000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/shell32.dll.so' (0x40f73000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/ole32.dll.so' (0x40fff000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/rpcrt4.dll.so' (0x4107f000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/shlwapi.dll.so' (0x410c9000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/winspool.drv.so' (0x41121000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/oleaut32.dll.so' (0x41147000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libungif.so.4' (0x40aac000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/libjpeg.so.62' (0x411df000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/oledlg.dll.so' (0x411c6000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/version.dll.so' (0x411ff000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/lz32.dll.so' (0x41219000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/winmm.dll.so' (0x4122f000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/wineoss.drv.so' (0x4129e000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/msacm.drv.so' (0x412dc000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/msacm32.dll.so' (0x412f4000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/midimap.drv.so' (0x41430000)
No debug information in ELF '/usr/lib/wine/quartz.dll.so' (0x41b07000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\Program Files\DVD Shrink\DVD Shrink 3.1.exe' (0x400000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\NTDLL.DLL' (0x40060000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL' (0x40740000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\ADVAPI32.DLL' (0x407f0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\GDI32.DLL' (0x40a40000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\USER32.DLL' (0x408f0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\COMCTL32.DLL' (0x40820000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\X11DRV.DLL' (0x40b30000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\RPCRT4.DLL' (0x410a0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\OLE32.DLL' (0x41020000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SHLWAPI.DLL' (0x410e0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SHELL32.DLL' (0x40f90000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINSPOOL.DRV' (0x41130000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\COMDLG32.DLL' (0x40f00000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\OLEAUT32.DLL' (0x41160000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\OLEDLG.DLL' (0x411d0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\LZ32.DLL' (0x41220000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\VERSION.DLL' (0x41210000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINMM.DLL' (0x41240000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WINEOSS.DRV' (0x412b0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSACM32.DLL' (0x41300000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSACM.DRV' (0x412e0000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MIDIMAP.DRV' (0x41440000)
No debug information in 32bit DLL 'C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\QUARTZ.DLL' (0x41b20000)
Unhandled exception: page fault on write access to 0x00000206 in 32-bit code (0x40fc035f).
In 32-bit mode.
0x40fc035f (SHELL32.DLL.SHRegCloseKey+0x41f in shell32.dll.so): movw $0x0,0xfffffffe(%edx,%eax,2)
Wine-dbg>


I changed all permissions on /usr/lib/wine, because it is linked to.

But, that didn't help anyway.
If I choose "Open File" and the folder, DVD-Shrink will close itself.

whansard 04-07-2004 07:26 PM

you would probably need the same version of wine that the other guy is using.

whansard 04-08-2004 03:38 AM

i just got a demo of the crossover wine, and dvdshrink is running right now.
it took me about 10 minutes to figure out where it had installed the apps. i had no idea how it was going to work. luckily it didn't hose up my other copy of wine. it puts all it's stuff in your home directory in .cxwine.
i got that dvdbackup compiled and installed. that was kind of a pain. that's the longest gcc line i've ever had to type by hand. i'm backing up a dvd to the hard drive with it now for testing, and i should be trying dvdshrink with the files in about 15 or 20 minutes. I've got half a dozen jobs running right now, so it will be a little slow. keep in mind this is redhat 6.2.

whansard 04-08-2004 07:49 AM

at first dvdshrink was crashing left and right, but after disabling the dvd preview box, it was fine. the open files dialog was a little awkward, as i was trying to put stuff from 2 different dvd's into one iso image file. i had to right click and browse, to go down the directory tree. at first i just thought i couldn't do it. at first try, i got the wrong soundtrack for one of the movies. it was labeled english, but it was japanese. the second time, the image file was too big. the program didn't calculate the size or compression just right or something. the third try i cut off about 30 megs and it fit. then i burned it, and it's fine.
i installed gordian knot into crossover office, and it's mostly functional. if i try to crop, it crashes. i'm trying to make a divx right now without the auto-crop. it may actually finish.

anyway, i've never had this much luck with a wine-based program.
i'm using old linux, current crossover wine, and 3.1.7 dvdshink, and i'm playing with gordian knot 0.26 i think.


edit: i let gk run overnight. nandub crashed when trying to mux the video and audio files, but at least those 2 are complete. i tried to use wine to start nandub to do it by hand, and it crashed when i tried to load the video file.
i know how to run ogmmerge, but i don't know anything to mux avi and mp3 in linux. probably some long transcode or mencoder line would do it. i guess i'll hit a man page or 2.

Jagaer 04-08-2004 07:51 AM

I am using the full version of Crossover Office, it came with my Xandros Distro.

Aktaion, it looks as though you are using the standard wine download, this should work, but I don't know which versions may have problems.

If you haven't already edited the wine configuration file "~/.wine/config" then you can edit it by hand or use winetools. Get it where you normally get your files or http://franksworld.net/winetools.html ( http://frankscorner.org/ also has information on how to get a lot of other apps running under linux)

Try downloading the winetools and setting up your config file and/or downloading the newest version of wine. If either of these don't work, you can use the demo version of Crossover office however it will only work for 30 days, then it will bug you to register.

If this doesn't work, post again and I'll see if I can help (no promises, I'm not a guru)

Jagaer 04-08-2004 07:53 AM

whansard, if you are trying to make a divx, there is a linux tool which is far superior to any windows tool, dvd::rip.

Get it and the documentation at http://exit1.org/dvdrip

whansard 04-08-2004 08:23 AM

i was using dvdrip and acidrip before my first ever visit to this site. i actually found out about this site from acid_kewpie, author of acidrip. i've done a bunch of testing with different movies and stuff, and get the cvs versions of some of the divx codecs, but i think the divx 5 pro under gordian knot looks the best. i wish it didn't. it may not be now. i've been messing with other things, mostly since last summer. Xvid's been looking better, but getting slower.


sweet. ogmmerge works with mp3 files too. that was nice of them.

afaiq 04-11-2004 10:56 AM

hey whansard - I have installed DVD Shrink under cxoffice - but it does not seem to see my DVD writer when I try to open the disc. I get an error message

Failed to initialize ASPI device
File not found

my DVD Writer is setup as /dev/dvd. I have not messed around with the config file in cxoffice.

PS - I have both DVD:Rip and Acidrip installed but I think DVD Shrink is much simpler to use and does a lot more (I know I will get hammered on this by our linux folks !)

whansard 04-11-2004 11:46 AM

i imaged the files to the hard drive first instead of using dvdshrink to read the dvd. i used dvdbackup for that. you can probably use mencoder or dvdrip too, i just haven't tested.
that dvdbackup is part of a project to make a dvd reauthoring program for linux.
i might try to figure out how to get the aspi thing working later. i'm back to playing
with divx stuff again. that aspi is a sort of driver layer that windows uses to access a dvd or cdrom drive. i remember downloading something like that from adaptec long ago for windows. windows dvd players install it i think. maybe install powerdvd or something like that in crossover office?

Aktaion 04-11-2004 08:12 PM

Hi Jagaer and all other writers,


thank you for helping.


I installed the latest version of Wine (20040309). Then it was not possible to take hold inside HD with "Open File". There was no option. So, I installed Wine 20030813 again.

Furthermore I installed Wine-Tools 2.1.0 without any success.

It was also without success to install ASPI-drivers and DivX (codecs and player) for DVD viewing.

Next I tried CrossoverOffice-Wine-Demo-2.1.0. It will work with that stuff, but only for 30 days.

That's it for now.

whansard 04-11-2004 11:05 PM

transgaming puts together a decent wine package that's free if you build it yourself by cvs.

Aktaion 04-12-2004 08:55 AM

Hi whansart,


thank your for information.

Do you mean http://www.transgaming.com/sources.php ?


whansard 04-12-2004 10:08 AM

yes. and it's not easy.

Aktaion 04-12-2004 06:52 PM

Hi whansard,


yes, I tried also Winex from Transgaming.

That software needed a lot of compiling time. And it will not work. "Allocation error" or the like.
It's annoying and I will give up with this software.

I'm looking for the serial for CX-Wine.

xodustrance 04-12-2004 08:25 PM

Looking for a serial would be stealing, from a linux soft pub none the less? Get lost man. Your hurting the cause, and its not appriciated around here. Free as in freedom, not beer.

Aktaion 04-13-2004 03:42 PM

Dusty-Boy,

you have to understand, that you only can use this software with a special licence number (= serial). Don't bother me here - read the official site FAQ of the mentioned company.

vitesse 04-17-2004 12:43 PM

I worked around this problem by changing the CD/DVD entry in my wine config as follows:

[Drive M]
"Path" = "/mnt/cdrom"
"Type" = "hd"
"Label" = "CD_as_HD"
"Filesystem" = "win95"
"Codepage" = "0"

In other words, tell wine to view your DVD mountpoint as a disk, not as a CD/DVD.

whansard 04-17-2004 05:05 PM

this worked for me also. i had to use mplayer to start playing an encrypted dvd to get it to read the disk. i had to mount the drive, then start mplayer, and pause it. then let dvdshrink read the disk. there's still a few variables i wasn't able to work out. sometimes it would work and sometimes not, on the same disk

Aktaion 04-18-2004 05:11 PM

That does not work for me, because DVDShrink does not offer this drive, while wine-config have "Type" = "hd" instead of "Type"="cdrom".

whansard 04-18-2004 06:40 PM

you do it under open files, not open disk.

Aktaion 04-19-2004 03:15 PM

Under open disk I do not see drives, while they are defined as "hd".

With open file the program closes immediately as before.

chinesebob 05-01-2004 01:37 AM

This works for me

dvdbackup -i /dev/dvd -M -o .
wine DVD\ Shrink\ 3.1.exe "z:\path\to\dvdbackup\SOME_DVD\VIDEO_TS\VIDEO_TS.IFO"

z: is the wine drive assigned to the root of my linux filesystem.
When DVD Shrink comes up I have to resize the window (wider) to see everything.

whansard 05-01-2004 02:25 PM

when i try to reauthor, from the dvd, dvdshrink will not let me change compression settings, and it will not set them correctly itself. i haven't tried with the files ripped to the hard drive, but i doubt that would make a difference.

Aktaion 05-05-2004 05:53 PM

Thank you, Chinesebob!


~/.wine/config:
[Drive X]
"Type" = "hd"
"Path" = "/home/path"
"Label" = "DVD on HD"
"FS" = "win95"

dvdbackup -M -i/dev/dvd -o/home/path

wine "DVD Shrink 3.1.exe" "X:\VIDEO_TS\VIDEO_TS.IFO"

Choose "Backup" and generate an ISO-file. You can burn this ISO-Image.


Done!

It works. Thank you.

Larcen 05-09-2004 03:07 PM

Aktaion; are you able to watch the DVD on a regular DVD player? I've tried DVD Shrink once, on Windows and it worked great, but it wouldn't play on a dvd player. The iSO image mounted on a virtual drive and played fine, but the dvd wouldn't once burned. I've been hunting for weeks for a solution to Copying my DVD's on Linux, I do so with each new DVD I purchase, and I've yet to find a simple solution via Linux. :(

Aktaion 05-09-2004 03:24 PM

Hi Larcen,


yes I can watch it on my DVD player.


You can try transcode + DVD Rip to make VCDs or SVCDs (don't use DivX/AVI; choose MPEG instead). This will also work.

Larcen 05-09-2004 03:38 PM

Thanks for the swift response. I just downloaded DVD Shrink 3.1.7 so I'll try and install it, and give it a try on a dvd I got lying around, and see how it goes. Chances are, I'll be back once I run into problems.. *I usually do*..and finish reading this thread a few more times. lol

whansard 05-09-2004 10:09 PM

you are letting dvdshrink make the iso image for you, aren't you? if you just burn the files to a disk, it will only play in a apex or cyberhome type player.

Larcen 05-09-2004 11:30 PM

That first, and only time I tried it on my Windows box, I used DVD Decrypter to rip the dvd, then used DVD Shrink to create the iSO, then used DVD Decrypter to write the DVD. Maybe I had a bad copy, I dunno. I'll give it a try on Linux tomorrow while I'm off work.

chinesebob 05-11-2004 10:06 AM

With my burner, cdrecord.prodvd seems to create a more compatible dvd
than growisofs. The thing about cdrecord.prodvd is it has a weird license,
where the free license limits recording speed to 2x.

cdrecord.prodvd -dao DVD.IMG

whansard 05-11-2004 10:27 AM

i've been using cdrecord-prodvd, and burning at 4x. maybe it's your drive that doesn't know your disks. i have some 2x disks that will only burn at 1x.

Larcen 05-16-2004 08:56 AM

Well. It worked.. It went farely quick too, worked on the first try. Worked on my DVD Player too, thank god. Maybe my freak experiance with DVD Shrink on Windows was a fluke? Im doing another as we speak, I hope it comes out good too..

Larcen 05-16-2004 10:37 AM

Well, we can chalk that up to one success, and one DVDR turned into a Coaster. :( Same problem I had on my Windows HD, everything went fine, mounted the iSO and everything was there, looked normally fine, but when I burned the Disc, it wouldn't play. Guess I'll continue switching back and forth between Hard Drives as need be to back up my Movies. :( Thanks anyways guys.

Larcen 05-16-2004 01:44 PM

Actually, no, this is going to drive me ***** insane until I figure out why it works with one pass, then it doesn't work with another? What am I doing wrong? :(

whansard 05-16-2004 01:49 PM

try the disks on a different dvd player. maybe the blanks are poor quality or your burner is having trouble with them? burn at a lower speed? i bet you're doing it right, but something is wrong with the software or hardware.

Larcen 05-16-2004 02:09 PM

Whansard, I don't have any problems using Roxio Media Creator 7 & DVD Decryptor on Windows. Few days ago someone suggested DVD Shrink, so I tried it. iSO worked fine when mounted on a virtual drive, so I burned it. It wouldn't play on my DVD Player, and froze my Computer up until I ejected it. Im using the same DVDR Media I've always used also. When I read this article I figured I would give it a try.And hey, it worked I was -SO- happy. So, I put another disc in to copy, went through the process like before, burned flawlessly and quick. Went to watch it, make sure it worked, but the DVD player says: 'No Disc' Same as when I had this problem on Windows.


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