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sergiom99
February 26th, 2010, 03:00 AM
Hey there,
I just replaced a DVD-RAM drive in one HP server

The drive is recognized by the OS:


# lshw -class disk
*-cdrom UNCLAIMED
description: SCSI CD-ROM
product: DVDRAM GSA-T50L
vendor: HL-DT-ST
physical id: 0.0.0
bus info: scsi@2:0.0.0
version: SC04
capabilities: removable
configuration: ansiversion=5



But no CDROM, DVDROM or DVD+RW can be mounted or written:


# dvd+rw-mediainfo /dev/dvdrw
INQUIRY: [HL-DT-ST][DVDRAM GSA-T50L ][SC04]
GET [CURRENT] CONFIGURATION:
:-( no media mounted, exiting...
# mount /dev/dvdrw /mnt/dvd/
mount: No medium found

Needless to say, I could read/write/mount the old drive.

Is there anything I should do when replacing a drive?
Didnt think so, but this is going nowhere.

Thanks a lot for your comments!

sergiom99
February 27th, 2010, 12:12 AM
* bump *

joberly
February 27th, 2010, 12:28 AM
Does your BIOS identify the drive properly? Also, see this page for some information.

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dvd+rw-tools/+bug/307477

sergiom99
February 27th, 2010, 04:37 AM
Yes, its detected in the BIOS (thus in the OS)