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Bug 155549 - USB DVD-RW not recognized
Summary: USB DVD-RW not recognized
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Harald Hoyer
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-21 12:02 UTC by David Balažic
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2005-06-06 14:34:22 UTC

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Description David Balažic 2005-04-21 12:02:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
I have an external DVD-RW, connected over USB2.0.

$ cat /proc/scsi/scsi
Attached devices:
Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
  Vendor: HL-DT-ST Model: DVDRAM GSA-4163B Rev: A104
  Type:   CD-ROM                           ANSI SCSI revision: 02

This is all. No /etc/fstab entry. No /dev/sda or similar. No icon in GNOME. Nothing.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot FC4test2

Actual Results:  No sign of DVD unit (except /proc/scsi/...)

Expected Results:  DVD unit normally usable.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2005-04-21 12:39:14 UTC
latest udev version is 057.. please retry with updates hotplug and udev 

Comment 2 Vishenka 2005-05-14 13:27:09 UTC
I have the same problem on FC3 (yes, FC3) with udev-057-4.i386.rpm and
hal-0.5.1-1.i386.rpm installed.

# dmesg
usb 1-5: new high speed USB device using address 17
scsi15 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
  Vendor: SONY      Model: DVD RW DRU-500A   Rev: 2.1a
  Type:   CD-ROM                             ANSI SCSI revision: 02
USB Mass Storage device found at 17

# cat /proc/scsi/scsi
Attached devices:
Host: scsi15 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
  Vendor: SONY     Model: DVD RW DRU-500A  Rev: 2.1a
  Type:   CD-ROM                           ANSI SCSI revision: 02

# ls -l /dev/sd*
ls: /dev/sd*: No such file or directory

Comment 3 Harald Hoyer 2005-05-17 12:20:21 UTC
is the sd_mod module and sr_mod module loaded?

Comment 4 David Balažic 2005-06-01 09:19:46 UTC
Now it works.

I'm not sure what fixed it. I have :

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