[vdr] DVD contens on HDD

Marc Berlau mberlau at gmx.net
Fri Apr 29 14:15:50 CEST 2005

At first do a:

dd if=/dev/dvd of=/pub/export/nameofthedvd.iso

The next step is to use the dvd-select plugin

That's it

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "RML" <rml at melware.net>
To: "Klaus Schmidinger's VDR" <vdr at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 12:03 PM
Subject: [vdr] DVD contens on HDD

> All,
> I'd like to copy my favourite DVD to harddisc.
> I copied the contents to a directory and used -C in the DVD-plugin
> to point not to /dev/dvd anymore.
> Plugin refused to work because of some hardware
> checks which fail ... no wonder, it is an directory
> and no dvd drive ...
> Manually invoking mplayer works only partially and mplayer expects
> the single vob files to be submitted. Same when starting mplayer
> by the VDR menu with according mplayersorces.conf entry.
> Are there any suggestions how to have DVD Playback with navigation
> and the DVD's Menu under VDR _without_ having the disc in drive 
> but any kind of files/images on harddisc ?
> Any hint appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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