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Re: Using XINE to play a DVD ISO Image?

On Tue, 2006-10-03 at 02:08 -0700, Scarletdown wrote:
> Is there any way to possibly play a DVD ISO as if it was an actual
> physical DVD using XINE?  I can mount the ISO easy enough.  For my test,
> I did:
> mount /workspace/Multimedia/ISO-Images/StarWars-Holiday-Special.iso /shared/ISO/I0 -t iso9660 -o loop, and it mounted okay.  However, when I try to play it in XINE (just clicking on the DVD button), I get this:
> libdvdread: Using libdvdcss version 1.2.9 for DVD access
> libdvdread: Attempting to use
> device /workspace/Multimedia/ISO-Images/StarWars-Holiday-Special.iso
> mounted on /shared/ISO/I0 for CSS authentication
> libdvdnav:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.IFO failed
> libdvdnav:DVDOpenFileUDF:UDFFindFile /VIDEO_TS/VIDEO_TS.BUP failed
> libdvdread: Can't open file VIDEO_TS.IFO.


Just a guess... Google gives a few hits for those error messages, one of
them seem to indicate that libdvdcss has trouble playing DVDs with
ISO9660 filesystems (DVDs uses UDF). 

Try either to remount the image without -t (auto detection usually works
fine) or, if the image actually is ISO9660, try to remaster it with

Sven Arvidsson
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