With VLC 0.9.1 and 0.9.2, playing DVD’s with VLC is broke. It goes for a couple of seconds, then freezes. If I nudge it forward, it plays a couple more seconds, then freezes. This happens on 10.3. I reverted to 0.8.6, and no issues.
On Suse 11.0, I don’t have this problem at all.