Re: [opensuse] DVD problems

On Sunday 14 Feb 2010 18:18:36 G T Smith wrote:
G T Smith wrote:
Douglas McGarrett wrote:
Two DVD's installed in a Fry's computer, unknown mobo.
First one (sd0) set as master, second one set as slave.
YaST hardware detect shows drives as

CD-RW SOHR-5239V (/dev/sr0)
DVD Writer 1040F (/dev/sr1)

I am reasonably certain that the first drive is a DVD also.
Is there any way to tell?


wodim -dev=<device name> -prcap

at the CLI

should report the device capabilities

you may need to be root

man wodim

for more info

oops, should be ...

wodim dev=<device name> -prcap

Both versions of that command work here ;)

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