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Old 08-13-2005, 11:49 AM   #1
perryub
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Removable media problems in Ubuntu


I have a new install of ubuntu hoary and I've noticed a few things -

can't recognize USB drive, DVD & CDROM automount/unmount don't seem to work properly

I put a disk in one of the drives and the name doesnt appear in the 'computer' window or on the desktop. If I manually select the specific drive, the volume title will appear on the desktop/places menu.

If I then eject the media, the name of the disc still remains. If I try and change the disk, the original name remains.

Any ideas would be most appreciated.

Perry

perry@ubuntu:/media/cdrom0$ cd /media
perry@ubuntu:/media$ ls
cdrom cdrom0 cdrom1 floppy floppy0 usb usb0 usbdisk Windows
perry@ubuntu:/media$ mount cdrom1
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdd,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
perry@ubuntu:/media$ dmesg | tail
hdd: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
hdd: command error: error=0x54
ide: failed opcode was 100
end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 1024
UDF-fs: No partition found (1)
hdd: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
hdd: command error: error=0x54
ide: failed opcode was 100
end_request: I/O error, dev hdd, sector 64
isofs_fill_super: bread failed, dev=hdd, iso_blknum=16, block=16
perry@ubuntu:/media$ mount cdrom0
mount: No medium found
perry@ubuntu:/media$ mount usb0
mount: I could not determine the filesystem type, and none was specified
perry@ubuntu:/media$

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hdb1 / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
/dev/hdb5 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
/dev/hdd /media/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
/dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto 0 0
/dev/sda /media/usb0 auto rw,user,noauto 0 0
/dev/hda1 /media/Windows ntfs nls=utf8,umask=0222 0 0

Sorry to edit this so soon, but I forgot to include the output of lsusb:

Bus 003 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 0000:0000
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 0781:0002 SanDisk Corp. SDDR-31 ImageMate II CompactFlash Reader
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 046d:08b2 Logitech, Inc. QuickCam Pro 4000
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 03f0:0604 Hewlett-Packard DeskJet 840c
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0451:2077 Texas Instruments, Inc. TUSB2077 Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 0000:0000

Last edited by perryub; 08-13-2005 at 11:57 AM.
 
Old 08-20-2005, 08:17 AM   #2
Simon Bridge
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How did you get on?

I'd say - reinstall Ubuntu ... basically, this should not happen.
If this is a new computer - constructed from parts - then I'd say to check the hardware configurations... tell us what the four ide drives are for eg.

note: if you mount a fs on a cd, you should not be able to remove it until you unmount it. This si why I say: reinstall. Preferably from a fresh ISO.
 
  


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