Re: CD, DVD, sound
From: Bill Unruh (unruh_at_string.physics.ubc.ca)
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2003 20:21:57 +0000 (UTC)
"Richard Coleman" <email@example.com> writes:
]Thanks for your quick responses(s). If you have the patience to try and
]help me with this, I certainly appreciate it.
]I booted and selected Linux and put the Soundblaster CD in the CD ROM drive.
]The PDF reader came up and read the files on the disk perfectly. Then...
It sounds like you have TWO drives, a cd drive and a dvd drive. Little
bits of information like that are important.
]I couldn't eject the disk manually. Right clicking the cd/dvd icon, then
Do you mean by pusing the little button in the drive?
What are the lines in /etc/fstab corresponding to the cd and dvd drives?
]eject, opened the OTHER drive (DVD).. . Double clicking the icon brought up
Other-- meaning what? Opened meaning what? (There are many ways that
could be called "opened")
]the message window "could not mount device...no medium found." I right
]clicked and hit eject, the DVD drive opened as above and I put in a
]commercial DVD movie disk.
How many icons are there on your desktop for cd or dvd drives? Look in
their properties to see what they refer to. (right click, Properties,
]There was no way I could discover to play the DVD. No DVD player installed I
]guess. Couldn't eject either disk manually or from the desktop at this
Probably and certainly no player capable of decrypting the CSS
encryption. Redhat nor any other major vendor cannot include those for
fear of the DMCA.
Get ogle to play DVDs.
]point. Double clicking the icon brought up a Konquerer window with the video
]folder. Clicking the folder brought up the various files on the DVD but
]still no way to play it.
]Finally had to reboot the machine to Windows to take the disks out.
sign in as root and do
reports as having been mounted that looks like refereing to cd or dvd)
Then hit the eject button.
]P.S. I do have the sound cable running from the CD ROM drive to the sound
]card BTW. The sound test produces a great sound, better than Windows even!
]> That's not misconfigured. The dvd device should be master and the cdrom
]> device should be slave on the same ide bus.
"should" in the sense of "they will work better that way" not "should"
as in "that is the only way they will work"