My DVD reader doesn't always load....

JB jb.1234abcd at
Thu Mar 31 17:49:21 UTC 2011

DB <Freddog_de <at>> writes:

> Hi all,
> I appear to have a problem with my DVD reader (Gigabyte Technology 16x16 
> DVD rw/r).

Check if you have a newer firmware for it (manufacturer or reseller site).

> When I put a dvd in the tray, sometimes the DVD title comes 
> up in the "recent device" window, sometimes nothing.  When "nothing" 
> comes up, sometimes the tray is locked & I can't get the disc out again.

For every action you take that ends with a faulty/unusual behavior, check:
# tail /var/log/messages

> ...


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