On Sun, 18 Nov 2007 11:35:31 -0500 (EST), "Chris Hill" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> said: > On Sun, 18 Nov 2007, leegold wrote: > > > I'm trying to figure out DVD playback. I have 6.2 w/KDE-lite. I can play > > audio CD's on the DVD. I have installed and want to use VLC. > > [snip] > > > Thanks, The end result I want is to be able to play movies. > > I can't answer all your specific questions, but all I had to do to play > movies was this: > > 1. Install vlc, which you've done; > 2. As root, mount the dvd; > 3. As ordinary user, run vlc like > vlc dvd:///dev/acd1
Many thanks, I just had to mount the DVD device as root - like you said. I have DVD movie/video playback now. Thanks. > > My ordinary user has write access and group ownership on the DVD drive > device file, but I don't know if that is necessary. Also I have those > sysctls set like so: > kern.ipc.shmmax: 33554432 > kern.ipc.shmall: 8192 > > ...again, I'm not sure how necessary that is. > > HTH. > > -- > Chris Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] > ** [ Busy Expunging <|> ] _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"