Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: no dvd drive after second hard drive installation

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Beans
    31

    Smile no dvd drive after second hard drive installation

    So after my last computer breathed its last breath, I got another computer. I've used this computer for a few weeks, installed Intrepid the day it came out, and it's been working great. So I decided to install the hard drive from the last computer. It took an hour of tinkering with the jumper settings before it would recognize there as being two hard drives, the newer one as the master, and the older one as the slave. Now, out of left field, it's not recognizing the dvd burner. I didn't do anything to the cabling for the dvd burner so it doesn't really make any sense to me.

    thanks in advance for your help,
    pax

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Williams Lake
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: no dvd drive after second hard drive installation

    CHeck your connections even if you didn't do anything with the dvd drive, as the motherboard connectors are side by side, and you never know.

    I personally always check the simple stuff first. as 99% of the time it is something stupid, like a cable not connected properly, or a jumper in the wrong place.

    Jim

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Beans
    31

    Re: no dvd drive after second hard drive installation

    I checked that. No dice.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Williams Lake
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu Development Release

    Re: no dvd drive after second hard drive installation

    Does your DVD drive show up in your bios? If not try another drive to see if it is detected.

    Jim

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •