On 8/16/07, Chandhee Thala <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Most of the American DVDs I try to play gets a region encoding error
> and quits. I have no problems with foreign DVDs (from other
Well, it turned out that this region encoding error was a huge red
herring. I was about to flash the firmware on my machine's built-in
DVD drive to change the encoding when I decided to try an external DVD
drive that I know for sure played Region 1 DVDs (or at least, it did
Lo and behold, it had the same problem.
Turns out that the perms on the drive were 640, making it 666 fixed the problem.