[Frugalware-forums] Can not read my burnt DVD-R

James Buren ryuo at frugalware.org
Thu Dec 25 17:02:52 CET 2008


Is it a regular data disk? If so, did you try mounting it manually to see
if that at least works? Try something like mount /dev/sr0 /mnt or mount
/dev/cdrom /mnt. If it is a video disk, then you may need a package you
don't have installed.


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> After I have made a "pacman - Syu" where following packages were upgraded
>
> kernel (2.6.26-1 -> 2.6.26-2solaria1)
> kernel-docs (2.6.26-1 -> 2.6.26-2solaria1)
> kernel-headers (2.6.26-1 -> 2.6.26-2solaria1)
> kernel-source (2.6.26-1 -> 2.6.26-2solaria1)
> madwifi (0.9.4-12 -> 0.9.4-13solaria1)
> ndiswrapper (1.53-5 -> 1.53-6solaria1)
> nvidia (173.14.12-2 -> 173.14.12-3solaria1)
> virtualbox (1.6.2-5 -> 1.6.2-6solaria1)
>
>
> I cannot read my burnt DVDs, however there are no problems with a CD disk,
> kind of strage right?.
>
> I use KDE. If I put a burnt DVD disk in the drive, notthing happens, it
> just spinnes up. If I do this with a CD disk I can see the substance in
> Kongueror. If I open Kongueror and write in the location bar /media/sr0
> then I get this "the file or the directory doesn't exist"
>
> "dmesg |grep sr0" says
> sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 40x/40x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
> sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
>
> and sr0 exists in /dev directory
>
>
> I have tried to log into Windows on the same computer, when I do this,
> there are no problems when reading data on the DVD-R disk that I have
> burnt using K3b
>
> What is wrong?
>
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