Anyone? The same IDE drive plays back DVDs with mplayer under NetBSD without any problems, however NetBSD seems to be using some IDE-to-SCSI emulation. Is it impossible to get IDE DVD drives to play back DVD videose under FreeBSD?
On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote: > > Me again. > > I've grabbed the output from mplayer and the dump from ktrace/kdump and > posted them at: > > http://memory.visualtech.com/kdump.txt (975 kB) > http://memory.visualtech.com/mplayer.txt (1 kB) > > From mplayer.txt, you see that it's complaing: > > "Couldn't open DVD device: /dev/dvd" > > Now /dev/dvd is a symlink to /dev/acd0: > > [ [EMAIL PROTECTED] - /usr/home/adamk ]: ls -l /dev/dvd > lrwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel 3 Aug 25 15:54 /dev/dvd -> /dev/acd0 > > And /dev/acd0 looks like: > > [ [EMAIL PROTECTED] - /usr/home/adamk ]: ls -l /dev/acd0 > crw-r--r-- 1 root operator 117, 0 Aug 25 15:36 /dev/acd0 > > Note: user 'adamk' is part of the 'operator' group. In addition, I've > tried this as root just in case there's some strange permission thing > going on. Still no luck. > > *Any* ideas? > > Adam > > On Mon, 25 Aug 2003, Adam K Kirchhoff wrote: > > > > > I'm hoping someone can help me out here. > > > > I recently moved a firewire card and DVD drive that had been in my FreeBSD > > box to another computer. I replaced it with an IDE DVD drive. The > > probelm is that now I can't get mplayer or vlc to play any DVDs that had > > previously worked with the firewire drive. > > > > I have, of course, made sure that /dev/dvd is a symbolic link to /dev/acd0 > > instead of /dev/cd0 (as it used to be). The only difference that I can > > think of is that FreeBSD sees the firewire drive as a scsi drive and sees > > the ide drive as an ide drive. Is DVD playback just not supported on IDE > > drives on FreeBSD -CURRENT? > > > > Adam > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"