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Re: [opensuse] Still trying to get DVD to work
  • From: Niels Østergaard Kjær <linux@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 22:53:37 +0100
  • Message-id: <45C26161.4030400@xxxxxxxxxx>
Teruel de Campo MD wrote:
> In my case the dvd's are seen as /dev/sr0 and /dev/sr1 under SuSE 10.2.
> Under 10.1 were /dev/hdc /dev/hdd.
> I was able to watch a commercial dvd, listen to a cd but not able to
> copy dvd or burn anything into a dvd.
> In summary your and mine experience have one thing in common. Both were
> able to use dvd under 10.1 and with all the changes in 10.2 this is not
> possible any more.
> ....
> -=terry(Denver)=-
> On Thu, 2007-02-01 at 13:01 -0600, Stevens wrote:
>> On Thursday 01 February 2007 10:32, Niels Østergaard Kjær wrote:
>>> on an experimental basis I have suse 10.2 reacting to a DVD media now.
>>> (Fred did u read this ? :)
>>> from yast - software - search:DVD marked following:
>>> dvd+rw-tools, libdvdcss, libdvdnav, libdvdnav-devel, libdvdread,
>>> libdvd-devel, subtitleribber.
>>> with this the light is blinking in the CD/DVD rom, a window shows up
>>> (have a DVD film inside) and asks for viewer to chose.
>> Yast was always able to read the DVD. That is not the problem. The problem
>> is that hal cannot, therefore the DVD cannot be accessed by any other
>> program EXCEPT Yast.
>> halmount (a tool provided by the optional package ivman) does not
>> see /dev/hdc which indicates to me that hal cannot see the DVD and
>> therefore cannot mount it.
>> # halmount --listudi
>> /dev/hdd3 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_fa37d0d7_3083_4c51_bdee_a20018fd0983
>> /dev/hdd1 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_e23f8a69_2ab3_4361_8624_89b1499b5340
>> /dev/hdb1 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_98DD_ECE1
>> /dev/hda4 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_72e4802f_4a0f_40bb_8c4e_79ba26fcec13
>> /dev/hda3 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_40d53b82_8769_4aac_a099_0572e8d10e40
>> /dev/hda1 /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/volume_uuid_1b7a873a_1247_4894_a892_a9850a27c316
>> (hdd is the 10.2 drive, hda is 9.1 and hdc isn't listed, which is the
>> problem!)
>> # lshal -s
>> <snip>
>> storage_model_DVD_RW_IDE1108
>> volume_part_1_size_3525214208
>> <snip>
>> So, that says that not only does the system see the DVD drive, it sees the
>> media inserted in it but the #@!^% system won't do anything with it!!!!
>> I still think hal in 10.2 has a giant goddamn bug and it makes the system
>> unusable to me.
>> Fred

Ah yes got the same here. At least DVD with media already on it works
ok now.

This thread has been running for maybe too long without any useful

I would like to know if any on this list is able to burn a blank DVD or
see an emty DVD-rom in konqueror media ?? (must be more than 3 people
having this problem ???


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