new dvd drive won't play dvds, but old one can

Mark Fraser kubuntu at mfraz.orangehome.co.uk
Sun Aug 17 17:15:51 UTC 2008


On Saturday 16 August 2008 19:45:16 Juan Kawada wrote:
>
> Also I forgot to mention that It mounts fine. and my old dvd player that
> does work is a asus drive too, although I can't remember the model number
> right now.  (i'm pretty sure my new drive is just a newer version of the
> old one).
>
> I'm sad to say that it works fine in windows, and I didn't even use the
> driver install disc that came with it, so this looks like a linux error.
>
> "ls -l /dev | grep dvd" outputs this
> *lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 dvd -> scd1
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 dvd3 -> scd0
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 dvdrw -> scd1
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 dvdrw3 -> scd0*
>
> ls -l /dev | grep cdr outputs this
> *lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrom -> scd1
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrom1 -> scd2
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrom3 -> scd0
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrw -> scd1
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrw1 -> scd2
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root   root           4 2008-08-16 09:58 cdrw3 -> scd0
> brw-rw----+ 1 root   cdrom    11,   0 2008-08-16 02:58 scd0
> brw-rw----+ 1 root   cdrom    11,   1 2008-08-16 02:58 scd1
> brw-rw----+ 1 root   cdrom    11,   2 2008-08-16 02:58 scd2
> crw-rw----  1 root   cdrom    21,   0 2008-08-16 02:58 sg0
> crw-rw----  1 root   cdrom    21,   1 2008-08-16 02:58 sg1
> crw-rw----  1 root   cdrom    21,   3 2008-08-16 02:58 sg3*

You could try:

sudo rm /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-cd.rules

and then rebooting the machine.


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