Upgraded Dapper today - DVD drive no longer reads DVDs!
sean.hammond at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 18:57:26 UTC 2006
Hmm... is there anything I should know first before re-installing Hal?
Or is it safe to just use Synaptic to reinstall hal and
On 9/20/06, Alex Mandel <tech_dev at wildintellect.com> wrote:
> Sean Hammond wrote:
> > Has anyone else encountered this? Any help?
> > I just updated a friends Dapper laptop, getting the latest packages,
> > in an attempt to fix a problem where DVD movies had saturated colours.
> > After the update, the laptop no longer reads DVDs! Which is pretty
> > bad.
> > DVDs are not automounted when you insert them, and if I go to Computer
> > and click on the CD/DVD drive and click mount, or if I use the mount
> > command, it reports: No medium found.
> > I have tried this with a DVD movie which was working fine a couple of
> > days ago, before todays update.
> > CDs are still fine - they automount and work as normal.
> > I filed a bug report with more info here:
> > https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+bug/61456
> I had a problem similar to this, Audio CD's simply stopped loading but
> data and DVD were fine. I never figured out the root cause but you can
> try my solution.
> Uninstall hal
> Reinstall hal
> Don't reboot in between, I made that mistake once when I was a real
> newbie and spent a long time figuring out how to get my system to let me
> back on the internet so I could reinstall.
> You probably needed a reboot after the reinstall of hal though.
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