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Old 12-08-2003, 11:34 PM   #16
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Does this give info you need?
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
hdc: attached ide-scsi driver.
hdd: attached ide-scsi driver.
scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
Vendor: PIONEER Model: DVD-RW DVR-106D Rev: 1.06
Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Vendor: LITE-ON Model: LTR-52246S Rev: 6S0A
Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
 
Old 12-08-2003, 11:38 PM   #17
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Are you able to mount normal cds with the dvd-rw using /dev/scd0?
 
Old 12-08-2003, 11:43 PM   #18
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Sorry, I'm just learning the terminal. When I install a CD in either drive they auto boot and play. How do I mount from terminal?
 
Old 12-08-2003, 11:47 PM   #19
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Wasn't sure of command, so I tried
[root@localhost dad]# mount /dev/scd0
mount: can't find /dev/scd0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
 
Old 12-08-2003, 11:50 PM   #20
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put in a normal data CD, make sure its not auto mounted (if it is, type "mount" to see the list of mounted devices")
to mount a cd:

mount -t iso9660 /dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom
make sure /mnt/cdrom exists and is not already mounted.

I'm just trying to check that whether /dev/scd0 is the DVD-RW, from the looks of it, its not.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 11:58 PM   #21
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When I type mount I get
[root@localhost dad]# mount
/dev/hda2 on / type ext3 (rw)
none on /proc type proc (rw)
usbdevfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbdevfs (rw)
/dev/hda1 on /boot type ext3 (rw)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
/dev/cdrom on /mnt/cdrom type iso9660 (ro,nosuid,nodev,user=dad)
I don't see the DVD.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 12:20 AM   #22
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And thats with a cd inserted in the dvd-rw?
what does
"ls -l /dev/cdrom" give you?
 
Old 12-09-2003, 01:00 AM   #23
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This is with a dvd in the drive
[dad@localhost dad]$ ls -l /dev/cdrom
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Dec 7 23:54 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/scd0
 
Old 12-09-2003, 01:05 AM   #24
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hmm strange
are you sure you did
ln -s /dev/scd0 /dev/dvd
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make sure ls -l /dev/dvd points to /dev/scd0
unmount the the drive (umount /dev/scd0)
then try to play a dvd again
 
Old 12-09-2003, 01:14 AM   #25
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Does this look correct? Maybe MasterC is correct. I installed using Synaptic and live in the USA. Maybe I need to uninstall and compile from kernel?
[dad@localhost dad]$ ls -l /dev/dvd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Dec 8 23:08 /dev/dvd -> /dev/scd0
 
Old 12-09-2003, 01:23 AM   #26
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Yea maybe, but the error message suggests that the device doesn't exist, yea compile from the source(has nothing do with the kernel) if you can, its available from http://www.mplayerhq.hu
Otherwise try not using scsi emulation, though I don't think it matters. Other than that if you're sure the symlinks are properly created, the dvd itself works and mplayer to configured to use the right device and it still doesn't work, I'm out of ideas for now.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 01:31 AM   #27
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Kind of strange. Since my last post a few minutes ago, I installed Xine and it works. In my research I find MPlayer is preferred. Thanks very much for your input. I will post my fix in this thread when I figure it out.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 10:46 PM   #28
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Well I said I'm a newbie. After all that, what I had to do is launch MPlayer from gui, right click on video screen scroll to open and then to open dvd and play from scin. Maybe I'm not the only one that didn't know this and someone else will benefit from my brainless moment.
 
Old 12-09-2003, 10:54 PM   #29
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Look near the bottom of your output when you tried //dvd:1

libdvdread: Can't stat /dev/dvd
No such file or directory


It can't find your dvd drive. Open up your fstab file if you're not certain what your cdrom device is called. Then do as MasterC suggested.
 
  


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