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Re: DVD drive?


Jule Slootbeek (<jslootbeek@clarku.edu>) wrote:

> I got this strange phenomenon going on. When i physically look at my
> /dev/hdc drive in my computer it says CD-ROM drive on it, when dmesg
> looks at it i see this:
> jule@dolphy:~$ dmesg | grep hdc
>      ide1: BM-DMA at 0xffa8-0xffaf, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
> hdc: Disabling (U)DMA for SAMSUNG CD-ROM SC-148C (blacklisted)
> hdc: ATAPI 48X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
> hdc: Disabling (U)DMA for SAMSUNG CD-ROM SC-148C (blacklisted)
> When i put a DVD in the drive, and try to mount it i get this:
> jule@dolphy:~$ mount /dev/hdc
> mount: No medium found
> Now i'm not sure if this is a DVD drive or not, mplayer says it can't
> read DVD's from it, but dmesg says it's a dvd drive. Anybody have any
> idea what's going on?

The CD/DVD name is just a generic description. I get the same for my CD
writer. The drive cannot read DVDs. Take a look at the product page if
you want details.

best regards
 Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
PGP-Key-ID: 0xDC801674 ICQ #17079270
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