[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu DVD setup for mytharchive use
beww at beww.org
Fri Aug 3 14:38:16 UTC 2007
William Munson wrote:
> Jeff Campbell wrote:
>> Thanks Mario,
>> The dev directory contains several items /dev/cdrom, /dev/cdrom1,
>> /dev/cdrw1, /dev/dvd, and I think /dev/dvd1. So figuring out which one
>> to use is confusing because both the cdrom drive and dvd drive are not
>> being recognized.
>> I have found some information that I might need to make changes to
>> the ?etc/fstab file and then I have seen some postings saying you need
>> to unhide the drive in the ?media directory. What are your thoughts?
>> thanks again,
> Here is a way to find out what your dvd is mapped to. Use the eject
> command. eject with no command line options will open the drive door on
> your default drive. If that works, then use eject -d to print the
> default device and you will know what its mapped to. If the plain eject
> command does not work then use eject <device> to figure out which one
> work. There are several other options that will help if you are still stuck.
> PS - If you are still having problems, post what version of linux you
> are running so we can point you to release specific info.
Why not just try:
ls -l /dev/dvd*
Should tell you what's going on with your DVD drives, even multiple ones.
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