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Old 06-15-2009, 09:54 AM   #1
havering32
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Question How to get DVD working


Hi.
New here. Installed Linux Freespire but cannot use dvd drive to play dvd's, cd's or writng media. Drive is working.
My cd rom drive is ok though.
How do i get it to work ?

If so a step by step guide please as i am not a fully fledged IT mechanic!! and new to system.

Thanks
Danny
 
Old 06-15-2009, 09:58 AM   #2
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Could you open a terminal and give us the output of:
Code:
lspci
then put a DVD in (which contains data etc.), give it a second or two and give use the output of
Code:
dmesg|tail
And give us some indocation of what you've tried so far?
 
Old 06-15-2009, 10:05 AM   #3
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lspci

00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 761/M761 Host (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SG86C202
00:02.0 ISA bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS965 [MuTIOL Media IO] (rev 48)
00:02.5 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev 01)
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] AC'97 Sound Controller (rev a0)
00:03.0 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.1 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.2 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 0f)
00:03.3 USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller
00:04.0 Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 190 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
00:06.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] PCI-to-PCI bridge
00:07.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] PCI-to-PCI bridge
00:08.0 IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Unknown device 0183 (rev 01)
00:09.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 62)
00:09.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 62)
00:09.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 65)
00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5212 802.11abg NIC (rev 01)
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
00:1f.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] PCI-to-PCI bridge
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 661/741/760 PCI/AGP or 662/761Gx PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 03)

dmesg|tail

[ 1184.133000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1194.151000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1204.169000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1214.185000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1224.201000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1234.219000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1244.235000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1254.251000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1264.267000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
[ 1274.283000] eth0: PHY reset until link up.
 
  


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