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It does mention an I/O error, but if there's only one it may not be all that bad.
If this is a DVD with data on that you want to read, try mounting it manually.
To mount any kind of file system, including DVDs, you need a mount point. Many people use /mnt/something
Open a terminal or console, log on as root, and create the mount point:
If it complains that it already exists, that's ok, so much the better.
Now, try to mount the DVD
mount /dev/sr0 /mnt/dvd
If that was successful, there will be no output. You can then proceed to look at the files in /mnt/dvd
In case it's a DVD you are trying to watch, know that you *do not* need to mount it to play it. Simply insert the DVD in your drive, close the drive, and in your viewer (xine, mplayer, . . .) press the button that says DVD, or start it like this: xine "dvd://" or mplayer "dvd://"