[mythtv-users] DVD drive won't eject
skd5aner at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 17:24:04 UTC 2007
On 9/27/07, Phil Bridges <gravityhammer at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/27/07, Matt <skd5aner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've noticed a problem that's started to occur over the past month of
> > two. I'm running current SVN (as of this week), and over the past
> > couple of months I've noticed that I can no longer manually control my
> > DVD drive with the button on the front of it.
> > When I try the "Eject Media" it will work a few times, but then it
> > will always come up with an error message saying "Unable to open or
> > close the empty drive LITE-ON DVDRW SHW-160P6S (/dev/scd0). You may
> > have to use the eject button on the drive". However, like I've said,
> > it's like myth locks the utilization of the physical eject button. If
> > the frontend isn't running, it works just fine. When I use the "eject
> > media" options, it'll turn on the LCD light on the drive, spin it up
> > for about a second, and then the message comes up.
> > The only way I can ever resolve this is by rebooting the machine. Any
> > ideas on how to fix this? I think this is a myth problem because it
> > used to work with the physical button just fine.
> Could it be a permissions issue for the drive?
Not sure... what should the permissions be? The weird thing is that
it works a few times, but then quits working. Also, like I said, once
mythfrontend is running the physical eject button does nothing.
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