copying DVD material :: somewhat OT.
kneel.pardoe at virgin.net
Sun Dec 9 07:12:52 PST 2007
On Saturday 08 December 2007, Predrag Punosevac wrote:
> I wrote K3b how to
>cd_i_dvd_diskova_pomo%C4%87u_k3b but you will need little
> bit of Serbian language to read it.
> Actually probably you could follow article even if you do
> not speak Serbian as the language is generic and there
> are only three important steps you need to do.
> Step 1 Editing your /boot/loader.conf file with
> since FreeBSD is using atapicam device to write DVD
> Step 2 Edit your /etc/devfs.conf with various permission.
> Most of those are needed for a work station anyway
> perm /dev/acd0 0666
> perm /dev/cd0 0666
> # Commonly used by many ports
> link cd0 cdrom
> link cd0 dvd
> link cd0 rdvd
> link acd0 cdrom
> link acd0 dvd
> link acd0 rdvd
> # Misc other devices
> perm cdrom 0666
> perm dvd 0666
> perm rdvd 0666
> perm xpt0 0666
> perm pass0 0666
> Step 3 Edit your /etc/fstab file if you want to use K3b
> as a normal user since the disk has to be mounted on the
> mount point which belong to you
> [pedja@ /usr/home/Pedja]$ more /etc/fstab
> #These are my options
> /dev/cd0 /usr/home/Pedja/mnt/cdrom cd9660 rw,
> noauto 0 0 /dev/acd0
> /usr/home/Pedja/mnt/cdrom cd9660 rw, noauto 0
> You do not need HAL for things to work but is not going
> to heart.
> Also read
> make showinfo /usr/ports/sysutils/k3b
Thanks for posting this Predrag.
I have had unsolvable (so far) problems with playing both
dvd movies and cd audio. MPlayer will play VOBs but no
menus, no navigation which can make watching pretty much
I had actually given up on trying to get these two features
to work and have installed a new linux (to me), Kubuntu. On
this platform, there are no problems with DVD movies, audio
cd, streamed audio, even flash. I can watch youtube too.
This has not been the case on FreeBSD. I have tried
installing FreeBSD 6.2 via three different versions,
FreeBSD, DesktopBSD and PCBSD, and asked questions on their
But I do like many things about BSD and would like to be
able to move to it completely when I can have these
features working correctly, so I will try your suggestions
above and see what happens.
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