Way off topic: DVD drives

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Sun Sep 10 17:00:00 BST 2006

On 10 Sep 2006, at 16:35, Chris Benson wrote:

> 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.

I'd be willing to bet that it's a standard de-css job.

Dave Hodgkinson - Music photography

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