"High Noonn" DVD??
freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Sun Nov 16 07:04:51 PST 2008
Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:47:14PM +0100, Fabian Keil wrote:
> > On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 13:37:26 +0100, Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> > > On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 12:46:03AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Do any of you guys know why the DVD version of HIGH NOON won't play on my
> > > > computers? I've tried everything I can think of. Zero. I watched the
> > > > *original* in the theater (I think); then have watched the tape in '98,
> > > > and the DVD just now. I'm not that nutty to waste a DVD-R on it; I'm
> > > > just wondering my none of my players won't play it.
> > >
> > > Different region? Most players are locked to a certain region, and won't
> > > play disks from other regions. Although it is possible to install
> > > upgraded or modified firmware that removes the region encoding, that
> > > usually needs a windows program. And it can brick your player when done
> > > incorrectly.
> > IIRC respecting the region is only necessary for players with a
> > licensed CSS implementation. If the player cracks CSS anyway,
> > it usually ignores the region as well so messing with the firmware
> > shouldn't be necessary.
> OK, that's nice to know. All the DVDs that I have play fine with
> mplayer, but they're probably all region 2 disks. So I should be able to
> play region 1 disks with mplayer?
I think so. I play different regions with both mplayer and vlc all the time.
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