Tech Insider					     Technology and Trends


	      Linux Video & DVD Project Mailing List Archives

From pvolcko@concentric.net Wed, 11 Aug 1999 10:11:28 -0400
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 10:11:28 -0400
From: Paul Volcko pvolcko@concentric.net
Subject: [Livid-dev] CSS decryption

Both the lists have calmed down considerably in the last couple 
weeks. I was wondering if there was any work being done still to 
reverse engineer the CSS decryption routines. Last I heard the 
assembly had been converted to C and that it had broken in the 
process (and that that was being worked on), but I haven't seen 
anything about it since. Anyone know whats happening with it or 
what software was being RE'd?

Paul Volcko
LSDVD Project

From mpav@purdue.edu Wed, 11 Aug 1999 10:11:55 -0500 (EST)
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 10:11:55 -0500 (EST)
From: Matthew R. Pavlovich mpav@purdue.edu
Subject: [Livid-dev] Re: [LinuxDVD] CSS decryption

> Anyone know whats happening with it or 
> what software was being RE'd?
> 

Openprojects went down last week and they are still rebuilding. The css
code has been converted to C and it has been tested to work. 

The cdrom patch has been the focus of recent work. The goal is to get the
DVD ioctrl's in kernel 2.4, and it looks like it is going to happen.

Matt

From axboe@image.dk Wed, 11 Aug 1999 17:27:08 +0200
Date: Wed, 11 Aug 1999 17:27:08 +0200
From: Jens Axboe axboe@image.dk
Subject: [Livid-dev] Re: [LinuxDVD] CSS decryption

On Wed, Aug 11 1999, Matthew R. Pavlovich wrote:
> The cdrom patch has been the focus of recent work. The goal is to get the
> DVD ioctrl's in kernel 2.4, and it looks like it is going to happen.

Yes, it has happened. The 2.3.13 kernel contains much of it,
minus the latest fixes. But I'll update it and keep the
kernel current.

-- 
* Jens Axboe <axboe@image.dk>
* Linux CD-ROM Maintainer
* http://www.kernel.dk

			        About USENET

USENET (Users’ Network) was a bulletin board shared among many computer
systems around the world. USENET was a logical network, sitting on top
of several physical networks, among them UUCP, BLICN, BERKNET, X.25, and
the ARPANET. Sites on USENET included many universities, private companies
and research organizations. See USENET Archives.

		       SCO Files Lawsuit Against IBM

March 7, 2003 - The SCO Group filed legal action against IBM in the State 
Court of Utah for trade secrets misappropriation, tortious interference, 
unfair competition and breach of contract. The complaint alleges that IBM 
made concentrated efforts to improperly destroy the economic value of 
UNIX, particularly UNIX on Intel, to benefit IBM's Linux services 
business. See SCO vs IBM.

The materials and information included in this website may only be used
for purposes such as criticism, review, private study, scholarship, or
research.

Electronic mail:			       WorldWideWeb:
   tech-insider@outlook.com			  http://tech-insider.org/