mplayer dvd and backup loader

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Oct 2, 2008
  1. searchforglory
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    I installed DVDx IOS249 for the Backup Loader, but mplayer DVD does not work. Is it possible to install DVDx again (normal install).
     
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    you have to uninstall from 249, and do regular install on 36. anytime you want to switch from one to the other, you MUST do this, or your SOL
     
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    would you still need to do this if you're using geexbox?
     
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    yeah... sorry for the late response, homie. pretend we never had dvdx, or backup loader.... ok. now if i install dvdx the regular way, i can load roms from dvd in given emulators, and can use mplayer to play dvds (albeit garbage compatibility), and geexbox load from dvd (in file structure). IF i wanted to use a backup loader, i would have to uninstall dvdx, and do an advanced install on 249... THIS would essentially forfeit the dvd playing capability, and loading roms from dvd capability, BUT i can then use a backup loader... its sloppy garbage nutsack coding, and is by far, a big nuisance. but its what needs to be done in order to do what needs to be done ;-)
     
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    so, really...seriously...you all are testing the SAME DVD for both cIOSrev5, and patchmii....and with cIOSrev5, MPlayerDVD doesnt load it, but with Patchmii does?....youre positive?....am I really the only one for whom they both work exactly the same?
     
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    Using cIOS with DVDX without a modchip goes against libdi's convention (read: Waninkoko is doing something stupid, as usual) and therefore will break all other libdi apps. You're supposed to use a native IOS if you don't have a modchip, or a patched IOS if you do. That's what libdi uses to determine the disc access mode.
     

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