Can't read any DVD, and can't mount the dvd drive

NoOp glgxg at
Fri Mar 28 18:37:17 UTC 2008

On 03/28/2008 11:26 AM, Ashley Benton wrote:
> Since a few days when I insert a dvd my computer doesn't recognize it and
> see the drive as empty.
> I tried sudo mount /dev/fd0 /media/cdrom 

fd0 is the floppy.

as well as cdrom0 and cdrom1 and
> nothing is working.

What does your /etc/fstab show for the dvd?

> mount: mount point media/cdrom1 does not exist is the only terminal answer I
> got. Do you know what I could do to be able to read my dvds?
> Thank you
> Meg

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