Re: DVD does not recognized disks anymore

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On Sat, Jul 15, 2006 at 01:02:25PM -0600, Michael P. Brininstool wrote:
> Gérard Milmeister wrote:
> > This is probably a hardware error, but someone may have a solution.
> > Quite suddenly, my DVD drive (Plextor PX-716A) does not recognize
> > disks anymore, neither DVD nor CD-ROM. If I use 'mount' manually
> > I just get:
> >   mount: No medium found
> > Any idea what could have happened?
> > Probably I have to get a new drive, in any case no Plextor anymore...

Loose cable? Check both power & data cables, and all ends on the

> I have the same drive and it works perfectly, unless I try to BOOT off
> of it to install FC5 instead of FC1.  Can one not boot off the Plextor
> 716A?  It is on second chain, but alone as master on that chain.

Have you been able to boot to it in the past? Does your BIOS permit
booting to it? Can you boot other CDs &/| DVDs?


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