[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu DVD setup for mytharchive use
jeff.campbell at jax.org
Sun Aug 5 11:25:30 UTC 2007
That got me a little further along. Now the system is erroring out with
a type of media problem. So I tried just playing a dvd with mythdvd and
that does not work so I think my problem keeps getting more and more
William Munson wrote:
> Brian Wood wrote:
>> 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.
> In my case I added a dvd drive after install so none of my symlinks
> pointed to the correct device which for some reason was mapped to
> /dev/cdrom1. (Maybe because the old drive was cdrom0 even though I
> removed it during the upgrade.) In my case your command would not return
> the correct info but eject with the actual device name did the trick.
> After that I re-linked the standard defines to my device.
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