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Installed second Hard drive now CD/DVD will not mount

Postby Kittum » Thu Jul 23, 2009 12:18 pm

Using Mint 6

I installed a second hard drive that seems to be doing well. My problem is that if I put any playable media in the CD/DVD drive it will not mount.

Another interesting tidbit, I can still use the CD/DVD drive to burn copies and make ISO's using the burner software Brasero.

I wonder if I created a conflict in the fstab file. Here is a copy and paste of it.

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
# /dev/sda1
UUID=99b24828-d86d-4c63-9dfe-466727770755 / ext3 relatime,errors=remount-ro 0 1
# /dev/sda5
UUID=d07bc61e-18f4-4cc3-b62d-5dbe8678cd39 none swap sw 0 0
/dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec,utf8 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /media ext3 defaults 1 2

Here is some stuff I copied and pasted from terminal that I gathered from this thread
viewtopic.php?f=49&t=29740 .

mplayer dvd://

MPlayer 1.0rc2-4.3.2 (C) 2000-2007 MPlayer Team
CPU: Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU 2.00GHz (Family: 15, Model: 2, Stepping: 9)
CPUflags: MMX: 1 MMX2: 1 3DNow: 0 3DNow2: 0 SSE: 1 SSE2: 1
Compiled with runtime CPU detection.
mplayer: could not connect to socket
mplayer: No such file or directory
Failed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your remote control.

Playing dvd://.
Couldn't open DVD device: /dev/dvd
No stream found to handle url dvd://

Exiting... (End of file)

Here is some more:

apt search libdvdcss
v libdvdcss -
p libdvdcss-dev - Simple foundation for reading DVDs - devel
i libdvdcss2 - Simple foundation for reading DVDs - runti

locate libdvdcss
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Re: Installed second Hard drive now CD/DVD will not mount

Postby Husse » Fri Jul 24, 2009 7:37 am

This is wrong
/dev/sdb1 /media ext3 defaults 1 2

You can't mount directly in media you must use a subfolder like /media/my_drive
This is also the reason for you problems, but I'm surprised that you could use the DVD drive at all
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