DVD/BR writers won't recognize certain DVDs

Karl Auer kauer at biplane.com.au
Thu Mar 24 15:08:45 UTC 2016


On Thu, 2016-03-24 at 14:11 +0000, Jonesy wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:27:53 -0700, MR ZenWiz wrote:
> > 
> > The drive does make reading noises several times, and the light
> > flashes for a while, but once it stops, nothing shows - not in df,
> > not
> > in the usual drive mount balloons that pop up, nada, zip, zilch.
> 
> Nichts in syslog , oder `dmesg`?

(that means "nothing in syslog, or 'dmesg'?)

Are the DVDs that don't work commercial ones? If so, is there any
correlation between the region code of the disk and whether or not they
read OK? Just wondering whether you might need libdvdcss, though the
symptoms aren't quite right.

Regards, K.

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