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theKbStockpiler 02-18-2013 06:36 PM

restart daemon that monitors cd/dvd drive bus
 
Sometimes my Linux Distros will not read a dvd or cd or if they do no application will open them properly. I would like to restart the daemon to see if this helps but I don't know it's name.

Thanks in advance!

Kustom42 02-19-2013 01:20 PM

There isn't a daemon that is really going to control whether or not your application can read a CD. The haldaemon does monitor for new hardware so that it can be automatically mounted.

Habitual 02-19-2013 02:20 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by theKbStockpiler (Post 4894718)
Sometimes my Linux Distros will not read a dvd or cd

faulty hardware, IMO

Kustom42 02-19-2013 02:46 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Habitual (Post 4895384)
faulty hardware, IMO

More than likely, or bad media. You could also try doing a manual re-mount to see if it was some mount option that is causing issues. Try just mounting it with something like:

Code:

mount -v /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom -o ro


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