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Old 02-16-2015, 10:56 AM   #1
francois43
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Linux Mint 17.1 and LG external Super Multi DVD Rewriter GE20NU10 not recognized


Hi,

yesterday, my LG Super Multi DVD rewriter was ok and working. I ripped several cd's using K3b.
I bought it a few days ago (not new) and after just plugging it in, it worked, I was happy!
Not anymore, what could it be?
This is what lsusb reports, don't know what it means:
Code:
$ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0bc2:3321 Seagate RSS LLC 
Bus 001 Device 007: ID 1980:2828  
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 046d:c016 Logitech, Inc. Optical Wheel Mouse
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04ca:0020 Lite-On Technology Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
How can I proceed?
 
Old 02-16-2015, 11:55 AM   #2
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Hi,

I just found that the power plug into the DVD itself could be pressed in a little better. That made the PC recognize it immediately.
I tried to recreate the problem, and yes, when the plug is not pressed that extra, the DVD *itself* has power and opens and closes, but is not recognised.

happy again!
 
  


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