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PanTh3R
October 15th, 2010, 04:56 AM
ok so i just installed Ubuntu not that long ago and now my computer cant detect my optical drive idk why and i used it to install Ubuntu....can i have some help please?

jtarin
October 15th, 2010, 05:23 AM
Open a terminal and type
eject -n and post results.

Ctrl-Alt-F1
October 15th, 2010, 05:27 AM
On my laptop Ubuntu used to have a hard time using my combo drive (cd-rw, dvd-rw). The problem stemmed from a defective firmware that Asus had provided with the laptop. I upgraded the firmware for my drive and I've never ever had a problem again (in Windows or Ubuntu).