r6345 - in trunk/BOOK: introduction/welcome multimedia/videoutils

dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org dnicholson at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Oct 14 19:40:35 PDT 2006


Author: dnicholson
Date: 2006-10-14 20:40:35 -0600 (Sat, 14 Oct 2006)
New Revision: 6345

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
   trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml
Log:
Added Mplayer /dev/dvd info back pointing to LFS pages


Modified: trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-10-15 02:25:47 UTC (rev 6344)
+++ trunk/BOOK/introduction/welcome/changelog.xml	2006-10-15 02:40:35 UTC (rev 6345)
@@ -45,9 +45,15 @@
       <para>October 14th, 2006</para>
       <itemizedlist>
         <listitem>
+          <para>[dnicholson] - Added information about creating the
+          /dev/dvd symlink for Mplayer with links pointing back to
+          the relevant section of the LFS book. Fixes #1995.</para>
+        </listitem>
+        <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Removed the note about installing UUID
           from the XFS page as the only libuuid comes from E2fsprogs.
-          We assume that E2fsprogs is installed from LFS.</para>
+          We assume that E2fsprogs is installed from LFS. Closes
+          #2176.</para>
         </listitem>
         <listitem>
           <para>[dnicholson] - Added PAM configuration to the host.def

Modified: trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml
===================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml	2006-10-15 02:25:47 UTC (rev 6344)
+++ trunk/BOOK/multimedia/videoutils/mplayer.xml	2006-10-15 02:40:35 UTC (rev 6345)
@@ -466,35 +466,21 @@
     </sect3>
 
     <!--
+      Following section should be removed after BLFS-6.2.
+      Current Udev creates persistent cd/dvd links automatically
+    -->
     <sect3>
       <title>Installation for DVD Playback (Optional)</title>
 
       <para>If you want DVD playback with <application>MPlayer</application>,
       you need to ensure a link exists between your DVD drive and
-      <filename>/dev/dvd</filename>. If necessary, create the link using the
-      following commands:</para>
+      <filename>/dev/dvd</filename>. This process is described in the
+      <ulink url="&lfs-root;/chapter07/symlinks.html">Creating custom
+      symlinks to devices</ulink> section in LFS. The user must be part
+      of the <systemitem class="groupname">cdrom</systemitem> group in
+      order to use the device.</para>
 
-<screen role="root"><userinput>cat >> /etc/udev/rules.d/24-dvd.rules << "EOF"
-<literal># Create a /dev/dvd symlink
-
-KERNEL="<replaceable><dvd drive></replaceable>", SYMLINK="dvd"</literal>
-
-EOF
-udevstart</userinput></screen>
-
-      <para>Replace <replaceable><dvd drive></replaceable> with whatever
-      device is appropriate, for example <filename>hdc</filename>. If
-      you don't know which device to choose, type:</para>
-
-<screen><userinput>dmesg | grep DVD</userinput></screen>
-
-      <para>It should result in an output like:</para>
-
-<screen><computeroutput>hdc: Pioneer DVD-ROM ATAPIModel DVD-114 0110,
-ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive</computeroutput></screen>
-
     </sect3>
-    -->
 
   </sect2>
 




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