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Old 05-27-2009, 11:12 AM   #1
seeker48
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cd/dvd read write drive


I have a combo drive installed and it was perfectly OK with my fedora 9.

All of a sudden the drive displays the message "Unable to mount location - No media in the derive"even after loading a cd / dvd disk.

Any suggestions ?
 
Old 05-27-2009, 01:23 PM   #2
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Have you tried entering something like the following into a terminal (after inserting a medium): ?
Code:
su
    (enter your 'root' password)
mkdir /mnt/test
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/test
ls /mnt/test
umount /mnt/test
rmdir /mnt/test
(this code just uses the 'mount' command line to see if you can use CDs/DVDs at all with the software you have now)
 
Old 05-27-2009, 04:13 PM   #3
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You cannot mount blank disks there is no file system to mount.
 
  


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