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Re: dvd strangeness....

On Wed, Jun 01, 2005 at 02:44:35PM +0200, Bruno Boettcher wrote:
> Hello
> strange things happens.... that my laptop is unable to use a cdrom-drive
> under linux, i am slowly getting used to it...
> but now my main comp (after the last update) shows the same behaviour
> too....
> ide_cd and isofs are loaded...
> i have the correct entry in fstab (making the line by hand doesn't
>     change anything)
> i burned a dvd (with growisofs -Z /dev/hda=/trash/isos/sample.iso)
> tested the dvd (had to reboot the laptop under windows... argh...)
>   dvd is fine
> try to mount it on the server (as sayd i abandoned the idea to get a cd
>     or dvd mounted on my laptop under linux) the thing tells me :
> mount: No medium found
> ehm it found the medium to burn it, so what is happening now???

It happened to me before with cheep DVD-R media and with DVD+R media in
DVD-R only drives.

As for your laptop no being able to read the DVD's it has written
itself, it is very strange. Did you try to eject the DVD first and then
mount ? Some drives need this to reset.


* Ionuţ Georgescu
* Max-Planck-Institut für Physik komplexer Systeme
* Noethnitzer Str. 38, D-01187 Dresden
* Phone: +49 (351) 871-2209
* Fax:   +49 (351) 871-1999 

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