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Levovo T420 Thinkpad Laptop and dvd drive problems.

darry1966

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Hi Guys,

Having a curious problem with a Levovo T420 everything working well under Linux except for the DVD Drive which is not working with a Dr Who DVD. I have dvdcss, libdvdread and libdvdnav installled and neither vlc or xine will play the dvd. which my Compaq CQ61 could play.
 


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Tried Puppy as well unusual thing is that in thunar you can see the vob files and read those of the DVD but not play them.
 

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is libdvdcss2 installed?
I see you said dvdcss is installed but not sure if you installed it from the above Lib.
 
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Correct that is my main os Devuan Chimaera based on debian bullseye. Tried Puppy same problem. I have video mp4s on a dvd I burned that play fine so dvd drive isn't faulty.
 

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I don't know enough about that OS to know if there's something like 'ubuntu-restricted-extras' available.

There probably isn't, but I list the files involved here:


Fonts and stuff wouldn't matter for this.
 
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Ok update installed a program which changes your drive region (regionset) Changed to region 4. Found ffmpeg was not installed. Now seem to have playback with good old VLC. Will report back so far though menus and playback seem to work correctly. libavcodec.so.58 also installed with ffmpeg.
 
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