[precise] k9copy: unable to open /dev/sr0

D. R. Evans doc.evans at gmail.com
Fri May 18 04:30:51 UTC 2012


Basil Chupin said the following at 05/17/2012 08:32 PM :
> On 18/05/12 03:17, D. R. Evans wrote:
>> After installing precise, k9copy tells me that it cannot open /dev/sr0.
> 
> What exactly do you mean by this?

When I run k9copy and say "Open", it responds with "cannot open disc /dev/sr0".

> 
> What happens when - without k9copy running! - you insert a DVD into the 
> drive - does the menu come up (bottom right) "asking" you what you want 
> to do with the DVD and is the option to use k9copy there?
> 

Yes.

> (Have you checked the Settings in k9copy? One of the settings which 
> defaults to "Unknown" is the one to do with language of the film and the 
> sub-titles. Untick "Unknown" and tick English (eg) in both.
> 

English is ticked... but like I say, k9copy never even gets to the disc since
it can't open it.

> BTW, the part dealing with Devices seems to always show nothing - but 
> k9copy still works so don't panic about this setting :-) .)

The part dealing with Devices is there to ADD devices. k9copy knows about
/dev/sr0 so it definitely doesn't need adding

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