Re: dvd mounting troubles

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Mon Oct 09 2000 - 16:22:44 EST

On Mon, Oct 09 2000, Rick Haines wrote:
> I'm having real trouble mounting a dvd (udf filesystem) in my Pioneer
> 104S drive. It usually failes with:
> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/dvd,
> or too many mounted file systems
> but it succeeds sometimes. For a while I've been inserting the dvd,
> waiting until the drive spins up and reads the cd, then mounting right
> after the drive light goes out and it'll succeed. Other times it'll
> fail and I can wait until the drive spins back down and try the mount
> again and it'll succeed. But usually it just errors out.
> I read somewhere about similar problems and it said to change a TIMEOUT
> in drivers/scsi/sr.c but this is an IDE drive.

This sounds suspiciously like a hardware issue, to be honest. Does ide-cd
print anything interesting to the logs when this happens? I've had nothing
but pleasant experiences with Pioneer drives, they are definitely some
of the better drives out there.

* Jens Axboe <>
* SuSE Labs
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