[PLUG] How to add Dvd Drive to existing ubuntu installation

Arun Khan knura9 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 5 05:25:22 PDT 2012


On Mon, Sep 3, 2012 at 8:48 AM, gauravs joshi <gaurav291 at gmail.com> wrote:
> My dvd drive got damaged due to power failure so i bought a new one but
> this Dvd drive is not being detected by ubuntu how to add device in Ubuntu


For both IDE and SATA DVD drives there is *nothing* special required
on the Linux side.

Check SATA and power cable connections first.  Boot into BIOS and see
if BIOS is reporting the device.

If not then *stop* and then get the new drive exchanged for a functional one.

-- Arun Khan



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