fresh install ---blooming DVD drive not recognized AGAIN

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at
Mon Jan 16 13:00:56 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 5:41 AM, Ric Moore <wayward4now at> wrote:
> I just pushed "Real Lies" in the drive. From a command line I launched VLC.
> I tried to open the disc using /dev/sr0 and got this in the error window:
>> Playback failure:
>> DVDRead could not open the disc "/dev/sr0".
>> Your input can't be opened:
>> VLC is unable to open the MRL 'dvdsimple:///dev/sr0'. Check the log for
>> details.

Are you using the terminal version VLC?

In any case, try opening /dev/dvd.

Ioannis Vranos

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