[mythtv-users] New DVD Drive not working under Myth

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Sun Mar 12 22:10:27 UTC 2006

R wrote:
> (I already have an internal CDROM drive in the MythTV box.)
> Just attached an External USB Emprex DVD+-R/RW Writer to the MythTV box.
> Model: DVDRW 1108UI/UB
> Product Details at: http://www.emprex.com/02_products_02.php?id=24
> I noticed that at boot time it shows up as /dev/scd0
> So at the command prompt, "eject /dev/scd0" works everytime.
> Accordingly, under
> Utilities/Setup->Setup->DVD Settings-> General Settings
> I set the
> Location of DVD Device: /dev/scd0
Is your DVD automounting in your OS?  Can you read from it outside of 
Myth. It's always a good idea to confirm your hardware works in the OS 
with other apps before venturing into Myth.


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