Can't read any DVD, and can't mount the dvd drive
meggalen at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 20:15:33 UTC 2008
> First find out which is which.
> eject hdc
hdc is the DVD drive
> Now check the mount points actually exist. Does /media contain cdrom0
> and cdrom1? If not create them (sudo mkdir -p /media/cdrom0
Yes the mount point exist
james at james-desktop:~$ ls -l /media
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 6 2007-12-15 19:09 cdrom -> cdrom0
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2007-12-15 19:09 cdrom0
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2007-12-15 19:09 cdrom1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 7 2007-12-15 19:09 floppy -> floppy0
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2007-12-15 19:09 floppy0
> Insert a DVD and type:
> mount /media/cdrom0 (for hdc)
james at james-desktop:~$ sudo mount /media/cdrom0
mount: No medium found
> What kind of DVDs are you trying? Data or Video?
I am trying to watch a video DVD
> Also what version of Ubuntu are you using?
> (Old versions seem to use /dev/hd? for Optical drives connected as IDE)
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