Gutsy will not recognize dvdr

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Nov 18 02:09:38 UTC 2007

On 11/17/2007 04:37 PM, Ed Miller wrote:

>   *-cdrom
>        description: DVD writer
>        product: DVD Writer 740e
>        vendor: HP
>        physical id: 0.0.0
>        bus info: scsi at 1:0.0.0
>        logical name: /dev/cdrom1
>        logical name: /dev/dvd1
>        logical name: /dev/scd0
>        logical name: /dev/sr0
>        version: 42FF
>        serial: [HP      DVD Writer 740e 42FF05/07/26CNMD3905
>        capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r
>        configuration: status=ready
>      *-disc
>           physical id: 0
>           logical name: /dev/cdrom1
> I will wait until you reply, if someone else is having this problem this 
> could result in a fix. By the way, removing the quiet splash entry from 
> menu.lst made startup much faster.
> Ed

It's a USB drive, it's available on /dev/cdrom1 & responding properly.

You can create a mount point for it in fstab. Check to see if you have a
/media/cdrom1 via Nautilus.

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