DVD's and FreeBSD

Danny Pansters danny at ricin.com
Fri Dec 7 19:29:02 PST 2007

On Friday 07 December 2007 22:37:12 Gary Kline wrote:
> 	Update:
> 	Well, totem chokes when trying to play a DVD, but kmplayer works
> 	--altho with fewer control flow options.  And after compiling
> 	in "device atapicam" into my KERNCONF, k3b still chokes.   So.
> 	For "toys", Linux; for superior [unbeatable] stability, FreeBSD
> 	is still first rate.
> 	gary

For k3b/atapicam:

Make sure you are in the operator group and have 

# CD/DVD RW access via atapicam
perm cd0   0660
perm pass0 0660
perm xpt0  0660

in /etc/devfs.conf. If you need to edit this file, make sure to restart devfs:
/etc/rc.d/devfs restart


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