LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-10-2001, 12:33 PM   #1
athenerx
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: miami
Distribution: mandrake
Posts: 126

Rep: Reputation: 15
dvd/cdwriter


hi!I just install mandrake 8.1 in a Toshiba 3005-S304.
I would like to know how can I configure the dvd/cdwriter combo;
I try to play a movie, but nothing happen.
I want to know if I have to down driver for the dvd/cdwriter combo.
the dvd/cdwriter combo is made by toshiba.
 
Old 12-11-2001, 01:30 AM   #2
dorward
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2001
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 760

Rep: Reputation: 31
I would imagine that you would set it up to use the scsi/ide emulation layer which would make it /dev/scd0 (probably).

Then just link it to /dev/dvd (which is what most players use)

Code:
ln /dev/scd0 /dev/dvd/ -s
Install a player (I've found Ogle to be more reliable) and off you do.
 
Old 12-13-2001, 12:11 PM   #3
DavidPhillips
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: South Alabama
Distribution: Fedora / RedHat / SuSE
Posts: 7,163

Rep: Reputation: 58
xine works really well for me,

mplayer works but it is not as good, I don't recomend it.
 
Old 12-13-2001, 12:54 PM   #4
DavidPhillips
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Location: South Alabama
Distribution: Fedora / RedHat / SuSE
Posts: 7,163

Rep: Reputation: 58
I just installed ogle, it is the best.


The others don't have the menus.


works great.

 
  


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
Cdwriter AGilley007 Slackware 3 07-21-2004 02:15 AM
No audio from cdwriter jdickin Linux - Hardware 2 09-27-2003 03:52 PM
could someone recommend new cdwriter mike@wales Linux - Hardware 21 09-17-2003 11:22 AM
cdwriter help shook Linux - Software 2 01-31-2003 05:46 AM
dvd/cdwriter help athenerx Linux - Newbie 3 12-20-2001 06:07 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:44 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
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration