DVD crashes system

Lord Sauron lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 19:12:58 BST 2006


On Tuesday 22 August 2006 11:02, Nicolas Ouellette wrote:
> Le mardi 22 août 2006 12:24, Lord Sauron a écrit :
> > On Tuesday 22 August 2006 09:04, Nicolas Ouellette wrote:

snip!

> > Does the normal CD work?  Have you checked the DVDs for scratches,
> > dirt, or, more difficult to detect, heat distortion (leave a DVD
> > you don't want out in the hot summer sun for a day or two and it
> > warps the tracks - I lost a very good CD that way, unfortunately.) 
> > The problem with warping is that it's near impossible to detect
> > with the naked eye. I have to rely on the subtle colour change that
> > is present.
>
> I made it clear in my first post:
> "Each and every time I try to read or access a video OR data DVD, no
> matter which one, my whole system freezes and I have to reboot."
>
> I also mentioned:
> "The problem does not occur with audio or data CDs"

Sorry, I'm in the process of loosing my mind these days.

> Any other advice, anyone?

None from me.  My parting thought is that maybe you don't have the 
proper libraries installed.  Otherwise?  I'm out of ideas.  Shutting up 
now until explicitly asked a question - that I can answer.
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