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Jacky Woo wrote:
G T Smith wrote:
Jacky Lee Woo wrote:
>> I'm using opensuse 10.2 now and
it's very strange to me when I put my
>> cds and dvds into the driver.
>> The device is connected and I can see the icon of a dvd in konqueror but
>> was unable to open any files or any folders in it. Every time when I
>> clicked the icon of that dvd, it sent me a short line of message back
>> :the file of folder of *** doesn't exit...
>> More 'interesting', I can watch DVD movies on disks automatically by
>> xine but can't read other data.
>> The most wired things is data on my flash disk was working alright, but
>> on the other hand, data in IPOD 'doesn't exit'.(Data that I
>> doesn't mean songs stored in IPOD. I once used it as a movable hard
>> So...anyone can help me?
>> I'm really depressed...
Did you upgrade from a previous setup or is this a fresh install? I have
found that device name changes can occur in upgrading which can cause
some things to break.
I upgraded last night and it doesn't make any
difference to my laptop.
Still unable to read.
Another thing I think I must tell you is, I can read and execute data on
DVD of OpenSuSE installation but unable to do it on other disks.
Is it because my other disks are recorded under MS Windows XP?
I'm Chinese and people around me don't use any distros of Linux, so I
had to use dual OS and recorded data under windows frequently.
Is it the problem or something?
By the original question I was checking you had up upgraded from an
earlier version of SuSE. Using upgrade on the same version is unlikely
to have an effect.
At this point I would open up a console and use su to login to root...
at the command prompt. This will return information about your cdrom
including the device name...
next place one the CDs you are having a problem with in the CD drive and
mount -t iso9660 <device name> <directory to mount CD>
wodim dev=<device name> -atip
The former will attempt to load the disk, the latter will give
information on what the system is thinking the disk is.
is the device name reported by hwinfo...
A final think to do is..
to see whether the device is mentioned.
Information from the above will give assistance in working out what is
I have always wished that my computer would be as easy to use as my
My wish has come true. I no longer know how to use my telephone.
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