"The LiViD team is proud to release the first official version
of Open Media System, our OpenSource media and DVD player! This
release has been in development for more than a year by many
developers from around the world. Download, install, enjoy your
DVDs in Linux!"
"The DVD player application being developed is part of the Open
Media System, or OMS. The DVD player application will support
hardware acceleration at several levels: from no acceleration, to
full DVD decoding...."
"The 2.4.x series kernels will have support for DVD drives, and
it will no longer be necassary to patch the kernel for DVD support.
If you have a 2.2.x kernel, you can get the cdrom-patch module out
of CVS to get DVD support...."