[kwlug-disc] DVD Drive

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Fri Feb 19 10:27:29 EST 2010

Start with dmesg.

Does it show up there as sdb, sdc or something like that with the
manufacturer and model?

Something like this:

[   38.209347] scsi 3:0:0:0: CD-ROM            HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-H10A
JL02 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 10:15 AM, Insurance Squared Inc. <
gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:

> How would one start diagnosing a non-detected dvd drive in linux?  My gui
> doesn't even show that a drive is available.
> g.
Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
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