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Re: [opensuse] Still trying to get DVD to work
  • From: russbucket <russbucket@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jan 2007 21:28:26 -0800
  • Message-id: <200701282128.26363.russbucket@xxxxxxx>
On Sunday January 28 2007 20:13, Stevens wrote:
> On Sunday 28 January 2007 15:53, steve reilly wrote:
> > > > Yast knows
> > > > when the distro DVD is loaded, but that's it. I have fought with
> > > > this problem since I installed 10.2 on 7Jan07 and it is to the point
> > > > that if I cannot resolve the issue, I am kissing Suse goodbye, as
> > > > the system is almost worthless to me if I cannot use the cd/dvd
> > > > drive.
> >
> > who owns the drive?
>
> Are you speaking of /dev/hdc (my dvd player)? If so, the same user that
> owns all /dev : root, of course
>
> > who are you signed in as when trying to access the drive?
>
> It doesn't matter. It doesn't work in root or any user.
>
> > at some point drive permissions must have been changed, maybe have
> > been changed to root only read? the default is set to let everyone
> > read and see the drive.
> >
> > this would explain why only yast sees it, you have to sign in as root to
> > use yast.
>
> The problem is bigger than that.
>
> > why dont you change the drive back to let everyone read it?
> >
> > sign in as root, open konqueror, find the drive, right click, choose
> > properties, its obvious how to change from there. good luck.
> >
> > only idea I have.
>
> I think it has to do with ivman but I can't find much info on it.
Mine is still working OK. I just checked permissions on /dev/dvdrecorder and
dvd, they are lrwxrwxrwx and /media/dvdrecorder drwxr-xr-x.

Hope this may help you.
--
Russ
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