[mythtv-users] svn trunk: Why does my frontend log show tons of: /dev/hdc No disc

Mike Perkins mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Fri Sep 14 09:43:09 UTC 2007

Rick wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm getting tons of '/dev/hdc No disc' errors in my log multiple times a
> second.  The thing is, I turned off 'Monitor CD/DVD (and other removable
> devices) but I still see it.  It is impacting the remote responsiveness.
>  How can I get myth to not care about checking /dev/hdc ?
> thanks,
> Rick
On that same setup screen where the 'Monitor CD/DVD...' option is, you may find 
a box which allows you to enter devices which the system should ignore. I 
installed a front-panel gadget to allow me to insert SD/MMC/Compact Flash cards, 
etc, and I got loads of these messages in the log (they are treated as removable 

Enter the (comma-separated list of) devices in that box and the messages will go 

Caveat: I am running from svn, I don't know at what point the 'ignore' box 
appeared in the setup menus.

Mike Perkins

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