Gutsy will not recognize dvdr
miller07 at suddenlink.net
Sun Nov 18 01:39:25 UTC 2007
Anthony M. Rasat wrote:
> I assume your DVDR is an "usual" ATAPI (I mean with big 40-pin data cable, UDMA/33 and so on), can you gave us the result of following command (from command prompt or terminal):
> dmesg | grep ata
> That command will give us a quick look on what hardware you have according to linux kernel, focusing on ata.
> For example, in my kubuntu 7.04 box, that command will gave (not all lines revealed here):
> ata1.00: ATA-7: MAXTOR 2F030J0, VAM51JJ0, max UDMA/133
> ata1.00: 60058656 sectors, multi 16: LBA
> ata2.00: ATAPI, max UDMA/33
> ata2.00: configured for UDMA/33
> See? Linux identified my CDRW (err, I know it is not DVDR, not with a thick wallet here heheh) as ata2. Now let us see yours.
> Anthony M. Rasat
> IT Department
> Kaltim Post Group
> Balikpapan - Indonesia.-
> ------- Original message -------
> From: Ed Miller <miller07 at suddenlink.net>
> Sent: 17.11.'07, 16:34
>> I reinstalled gutsy to make using my extra hard drive easier. I used my
>> dvd to install it. Now I am trying to use the dvd player to install
>> build-essentials but can't get Gutsy to recognize the dvd. It's not just
>> that dvd, it is any disc i put in the drive. I have also tried to get it
>> to recognize my external drive to no avail. Both of these drives worked
>> flawlessly with the old install. Any suggestions?
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Here is the output of :
dmesg | grep ata
[ 0.000000] BIOS-e820: 0000000037ea0000 - 0000000037eac000 (ACPI data)
[ 0.000000] PERCPU: Allocating 34696 bytes of per cpu data
[ 12.331915] Memory: 891352k/916096k available (2274k kernel code,
24356k reserved, 1181k data, 296k init)
[ 14.820987] libata version 2.21 loaded.
[ 18.540093] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[ 26.136807] ieee80211: 802.11 data/management/control stack, git-1.1.13
[ 30.645590] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[ 30.674826] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[ 30.873917] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[ 30.911709] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[ 54.824054] ReiserFS: sda1: using ordered data mode
I don't see my drive listed unless i missed something.
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