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Re: xine error

On 29 Nov 2004, Lei Yu wrote:
> Hello,
> I have just installed debian on my machine. But the touch pad does not
> work and also the dvd player xine does not work either. I thought swap
> from suse to debian enable me to watch dvd on my laptop, but it
> doesn't seem to be the case. :-( it kept on throw the error message,
> the plugin for /dev/dvd cannot be found...:-(
> can anyone help.
> Larinia

Does /dev/dvd exist? If not, you may need to make it a link to /dev/hdc
or wherever your CD drive is. (It's /dev/hdc on my Thinkpad.)

Incidentally, have a look at vlc. I find this to be better than xine for
watching dvds.

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