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Re: [tlug] MPEG stream analyser?

On Tue, 2005-15-03 at 09:14 +0900, Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon wrote:
> An easier way would be to just buy a Y10,000 used computer, put in a 
> Y7,000 DVD drive and then set it to play Region-1.  The firmware of a 
> DVD drive sold in Japan will start on Region-2 (I think), but putting in 
> a Region-1 disk allows you to change regions. 

You don't even have to do that - libdvdcss2 or libdvdread3 (not sure which 
one is responsible for this) don't obey the region codes. This has allowed me 
to use the laptop that I bought at Yotobashi Camera to play dvds that I
rented  in Canada. Yay!

Cheers, Ben

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