Way off topic: DVD drives

Chris Benson chrisb at jesmond.demon.co.uk
Sun Sep 10 16:35:59 BST 2006

On Sun, Sep 10, 2006 at 02:49:32PM +0100, Andy Armstrong wrote:
> I didn't think that VLC was able to work round the firmware region  
> encoding but they imply it might so I'll give that a spin.

I had a couple of out-of-region DVDs that I'd never played, but I did
manage to rip them with http://handbrake.m0k.org/ (as long as I managed
to stop DVD Player before it read the disk and ejected it!).

Having read the page, I wonder though whether HandBrake changed the
region on the fly.
Chris Benson

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