LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices



Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 05-30-2004, 04:06 AM   #1
neocookie
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Leeds, UK
Distribution: FC1, FC2, Debian
Posts: 308

Rep: Reputation: 30
Strange read issue with DVD drive.


Hi again

I'm having strange read issues with my DVD drive. I've not tested DVDs yet, but just reading copied CDs is proving problemattic.

The main issue is reading large files. Small files (less than a couple of megs) is fine, but anything large, say over 10Mb, comes up with an "Input - Output error".

I think I've got everything setup properly. I've got scsi-emulation on both my DVD and CDRW drives, I've got the fstab file set up correctly - they're located at /dev/sr0 for my CDRW and /dev/sr1 for my DVD... but still there's this niggly error!

Any ideas?
 
Old 05-30-2004, 10:42 AM   #2
php
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: USA
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 825

Rep: Reputation: 30
Re: Strange read issue with DVD drive.

Quote:
but still there's this niggly error!
what kind of word is that? sounds negative.

On your actual issue, does your kernel support reading of UDF file system? This is what DVDs need in order to be viewed.
 
Old 06-01-2004, 12:31 AM   #3
neocookie
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: Leeds, UK
Distribution: FC1, FC2, Debian
Posts: 308

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
I'm not sure. I'm using kernel 2.4.2, the standard with Slack-9.1. I'm guessing it has, because it will read small-ish files (<10Mb). It just has trouble with larger ones.

However, I currently can't do any testing on that - my main - box. Its just decided to completely stop working all-together. I think either the PSU or the MBoard is buggered.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DVD Read issue in xine and mplayer necbrownie Suse/Novell 1 02-06-2005 10:20 PM
Strange USB flash drive issue ValidiusMaximus Linux - Software 2 01-05-2005 04:30 PM
read encrypted dvd - usb dvd drive wastingtime Linux - Hardware 8 12-26-2004 02:28 PM
can't read data DVD-R on my DVD-ROM/CD-RW combi drive bruceyboy Linux - Hardware 0 11-17-2004 12:25 PM
strange problem with dvd drive edigital Linux - Software 2 02-21-2004 06:06 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:24 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration