Re: DVD to iPod
Here are two free programs that allow you to convert video files to the ipod format so you can play video on there.
Free iPod Video Converter 1.32 build 852
MobileVideo For iPod
Both programs are free, so I reccommend testing both of them out and seeing which ones you like best!
Rig -- Emachines T5026, 3.06ghz P4, 300W Bestec PSU, 160 sata hd, 512mb dual channel 3200 ram @ 3-3-5-8, ATI Radeon 9250 pci, dual layer 16x dvd+/-rw.