playing a dvd

eoghan freebsd at
Sun Apr 30 17:53:29 UTC 2006

Fabian Keil wrote:
> eoghan <freebsd at> wrote:
>> Im trying to open a dvd and play it. I am trying a number of programs 
>> but I cannot seem to get it to open my dvd.
>> I have tried totem, kmplayer and finally mplayer from terminal.
>> $mplayer dvd://1
>> gives me:
>> libdvdread: Could not open device with libdvdcss.
>> libdvdread: Can't open /dev/acd0 for reading.
>> Couldn't open DVD device: /dev/acd0
>> This seems to have happened a few weeks ago, because i have used 
>> kmplayer (on gnome) before and I had no problems playing dvd's.
>> Could someone help me out?
> Does your user have read permissions for /dev/acd0?
> Fabian

Thanks Fabian
How can i check this. Im not using root.

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