Video play back with SCSI DVD-ROMs
nate at root.org
Sun Jul 6 12:48:44 PDT 2003
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Mark Weinem wrote:
> 4.8-STABLE and
> PIONEER DVD-ROM DVD-303
> I heard, that Video DVD and VCD play back don't work with SCSI
> (DVD-)ROMs - because of CAM's fixed blocksize.
> But I can play Video DVDs here with mplayer, ogle and vlc (but it's to
> With mplayer and VCDs, I get the following error message:
> CDRIOCSETBLOCKSIZE: Inappropriate ioctl for device
> ioctl dif1: Invalid argument
CAM does not have a fixed block size. You are seeing lack of support for
the CDRIOCSETBLOCKSIZE ioctl in cd(4). This question comes up from time
to time and becomes a question of the duplication of cd(4) by atapicd.
The best thing for users is to probably go out and duplicate CD* ioctls in
cd(4) and later merge the two.
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