[SOLVED] optical drives don't show up unless boot with media - then they disappear
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optical drives don't show up unless boot with media - then they disappear
I have two optical drives (not SATA) that previously showed up as /dev/hda and /dev/hdb. No longer. I see no mention of them in fstab and catting all the /dev/dvd /dev/cd... /dev/sr.. turns up nothing.
If I place a disk with info in the drive nothing appears anywhere I can see (not in dmesg).
K3b tells me no devices found.
wodim tells me Detected CD-R drive: /dev/sr1
wodim: Cannot do inquiry for CD/DVD-Recorder.
Errno: 5 (Input/output error), test unit ready scsi sendcmd: fatal error
CDB: 00 00 00 00 00 00
cmd finished after 0.000s timeout 40s
(These are not SATA drives.)
I noticed rebooting will show drives if there is media in there. However, that disappears after a while as well.
Then inserting and reinserting cdroms gives no messages in dmesg.