GNOME & Multisession DVDs

Vassili Zaitsev syllogismesdelamertume at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Feb 6 03:33:13 UTC 2010


NoOp wrote:
> On 02/05/2010 06:56 PM, Vassili Zaitsev wrote:
>   
>> Andrew Farris wrote:
>>     
> ...
>   
>>> To verify whether or not you're experiencing the same thing, try opening
>>> a rooted nautilus window (alt+F2 'gksudo nautilus') then see if the
>>> cdrom appears in the menu on the left (or navigate to /media/cdrom* and
>>> check for contents). I don't know why it would do this on a multisession
>>> disk, but you never know...
>>>
>>>    
>>>       
>> Yes, the DVD appears in the Places pane and upon clicking it I can navigate down 
>> to, inspect and open the disc contents (.vob, .ifo & .bup files).
>>     
>
> My _guess_ is that this is the same permissions issue as with floppies, see:
>
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/441835?comments=all
> [Clicking on floppy gives "no device media found"]
> scroll down to the last 9 or 10 comments (mine is #174).
>
> Hmmm... I wonder if the devs also don't have DVD-RW drives.
>   
The funny thing is, I don't remember this issue coming up in, for
instance, openSUSE 11.1 under GNOME, though it's quite possible I never
bothered playing and accessing DVDs!




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