[plug] Video DVD question

Peter Sutter sutterp at sopac.com.au
Tue Mar 17 00:51:26 WST 2009

On Monday 16 March 2009 23:25, Bernd Felsche wrote:
> Peter Sutter <sutterp at sopac.com.au> wrote:
> >I recorded a few TV programs with a SAMSUNG DVD-VR375. The media I used is
> >Verbatim DVD-R, as recommended by the manufacturer. The sessions are
> >finalised. The programs can be viewed on the recorder and all looks OK.
> >
> >I tried to view the DVDs on a PC running SuSE Linux V10.3. The drives are
> >either a LG DVDRRW GSA-4166B or an ASUS DRW-1814BL.
> >
> > I can not mount the DVD on either drive. Either drive is capable of
> > reading DVD-R fromat.
> >
> >On a SuSE V10.3 system a mount results in:
> >Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
> >UDF-fs: No partition found (1)
> >
> >On a SuSE V10.2 system a mount results in:
> >Buffer I/O error on device hdd, logical block 8
> >cdrom: This disc doesn't have any tracks I recognize!
> >
> >I could lift off the image with dd, but th can't be mounted either
> >
> >mount -o loop -t iso9660 /media/disk/of1.iso /mnt
> >
> >Mar 16 17:48:20 basilisk kernel: UDF-fs: No partition found (1)
> >Mar 16 17:51:36 basilisk kernel: Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
> >Mar 16 17:51:36 basilisk kernel: Unable to identify CD-ROM format.
> >
> >What do I try next?
> Try it in a DVD-player appliance other than the recorder.
> I suspect DRM at work.

It works well on other DVD Players and under Windows, its just Linux that 
can't mount the dvds. I suspect  iso9660 and/or udf mount to fail. Any 
suggestion of mount options to try?


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