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mmf144 05-06-2005 09:37 AM

External DVD writer
 
My Lacie external (USB) DVD writer has stopped being recognized by Redhat 8. I installed this by myself last November, but in typical fashion, totally forgot how I did it. CDRecord-ProDVD and CDrecordwrapper-sh are still present in my /usr/bin directory, but when I run "dmesg" I get no mention of the DVD writer. This seems to have happened because I removed the USB plug during relocation of the computer.

I'm pretty sure there's a simple solution to get my box to recognize the writer again, but I've had little luck with Google, or even searching through here. Please help!

Matt

mmf144 05-06-2005 02:03 PM

Update!

Apparently the kernal for this box was updated a month ago. I think this may have something to do with the problem. Maybe this will help shed some light on the issue?

Thanks in advance,

M.


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