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Old 02-08-2011, 06:29 AM   #1
obahamondet
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using generid dvdslot dvd rw in ubuntu 10.10


Hi, I am new to linux. Just installed ubuntu 10.10 in an acer aspire revo r3700. I used a usb slot dvd rw, and it works but I can not eject the disc or when I try to burn a ISO image, it reads "please replace disc with a supported cd or dvd". Any suggestions? Many thanks
 
Old 03-11-2011, 11:24 AM   #2
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Perhaps your problem of not being able to eject the media is because it is waiting for all programs that use the media to finish. For instance, if you insert a DVD and then browse through its contents with a file-browser, you must first close the file-browser to be able to eject the media using its eject button.

(This is a glitch in most linuxes, but someday you too will go to the terminal and type something like "sudo eject /dev/cdrom" and get it to eject no matter what :)

About burning your iso, which program are you using?
 
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Old 03-17-2011, 09:55 AM   #3
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Many thanks. I was not using any program.
 
  


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