SATA DVD mounting issues
Mikkel L. Ellertson
mellertson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 8 13:22:30 UTC 2011
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On 07/07/2011 12:48 PM, Weiner, Michael wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-07-07 at 12:16 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>> On Thu, 2011-07-07 at 09:33 -0400, Weiner, Michael wrote:
>>> The main issue at the moment is user mounting his
>>> SATA DVD drive ... he puts in a media disk and there is nothing
>>> and nothing is showing in dmesg to indicate that the system has even
>>> noticed the drive being opened and a disk inserted.
>> Does dmesg show the device even being "seen"?
>> Sorry to jump into the thread late.
> Yes Terry dmesg sees the device when the workstation is booted up, but
> not when a media disk is put into it :(
Dumb question - will the drive see and boot from a bootable CD/DVD?
If not, you could have a dirty drive, or a dead drive. I had one die
on me the other day - the system sees it, and it tries to read a
disk when you put it in the drive, but it fails and show no media found.
Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons,
for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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