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If not, I would try a live CD (or USBKey) and see if the problem persists... Not stable when installed in an external drive (USB stick). I now have 3 kids and a full time job. Hope that helps. Check This Out

edit: also this: [email protected]:/$ cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier # for a device; this Let's try to get the automatic mounting to work. – waltinator These are my last 3 lines of dmesg: [ 18.130819] init: plymouth-stop pre-start process (1396) terminated with status 1 [ Standard USB 2 flash drives have rather slow flash hardware, with read and write speed much slower than the transfer speed of USB 2, so it is worth checking if the actually it does work using the terminal command you posted.

Now it doesn't even do that. An installed system and a live system too is using the directory /sys/firmware/efi, so you can run the following command line. It also allows multi boot, so you can, for example, have your USB flash drive holding other OS and other Boot CD tools at the same time. on May 26, 2013 at 11:27 am | Reply Ubuntu Genius In VLC, did you try setting the DVD path to /dev/sr0?

Comments RSS Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Besides, I looked in my BIOS' boot device priority and it's not showing up in there at all... where X can be any number .. (e.g. If another drive is hd1, you can edit the line to (hd2) etc.

on September 15, 2011 at 4:48 pm | Reply VIc I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.04 from a flash drive and it's mounted as /cdrom Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on Inserting the USB drive should auto-mount it. Alternately, if you have a CD or DVD-ROM with the Ubuntu version you want to install on the USB flash drive, insert it in your CD-ROM drive and usb-creator can use http://askubuntu.com/questions/76860/cd-dvd-drive-not-mounted-when-inserted-with-disc-of-any-kind The drive is there and powered.

The flat cable (IDE) style cable seems to be properly connected. Your input can't be opened: VLC is unable to open the MRL ‘dvd:///dev/dvd'. If the iso file is smaller than 1 GB, it is possible to use a 1 GB USB device, at least with some of the methods. All hope is not lost.

Should I report it? This method is described with screenshots in the following link https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Win32DiskImager/iso2usb Booting USB drives with grub2 and iso files 'grub-n-iso' and 'One Button Installer' See the corresponding text for Ubuntu with so i am not sure how to find out the mount point from there. Actually BOTH of my internal DVD drives cannot read discs anymore.

USB 3 flash drives are much faster than USB 2 flash drives also in USB 2 ports, because the flash hardware is not limiting the transfer speed. http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-on-mac-not-working.php I believe this is considered a convenience. Thanks again for all of your help. the path in the location bar does not specify the mount point but only says: /media/DVDNAME.

See the official documentation to help with everything Ubuntu Desktop 13.04. Restart your computer, and watch for a message telling you which key to press to enter the BIOS setup. Depending on your computer, and how your USB key was formatted, you should see an entry for "removable drive" or "USB media". this contact form Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. (LogOut/Change) You are

It is using dd under the hood.The target is a mass storage device, often but not always a USB drive, sometimes an internal drive or an eSATA drive. My system is not old though, its vaio e series. Booting from USB 2 from a live drive is faster than from a corresponding CD/DVD disk.

It makes it very easy to install a simple (single boot) system.

Did it rescue you from hours of headache? In the beginning of 2014, it seems that there are no really fast pendrives below 16 GB. I can even type in eject in a terminal and the drive will open. Why is this not working for me like it is supposed to?

It is possible to create 'grub-n-iso' pendrives that boot most PCs with Intel and AMD processors according to the following links, How to Create a EFI/UEFI GRUB2 Multiboot USB drive to Download the desired file Open the Terminal (in /Applications/Utilities/ or query Terminal in Spotlight) Convert the .iso file to .img using the convert option of hdiutil (e.g.) hdiutil convert -format UDRW on April 8, 2013 at 2:18 pm | Reply Connie when I did the command mount|grep ^'/dev' I got this message "no such file or directory exists" Does this mean nothing http://haiteq.com/cd-drive/cd-drive-mac-not-working.php You install it into an installed system with sudo apt-get install gparted mkusb mkusb with a GUI and mkusb-nox in text mode have built-in features to wipe the first megabyte, create

saz (sprateek2-d) said on 2012-02-13: #17 Well in my case I did set it to Internal Optical Drive (out of HDD/Int. share|improve this answer answered Apr 7 '12 at 7:28 eddy147 3522510 I read that thread ... Adv Reply October 15th, 2011 #10 mon_r View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message 5 Cups of Ubuntu Join Date Feb 2010 Beans 18 DistroUbuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala Re: DVD Mine is working fine though now.

gparted In order to re-use the stick after installing Ubuntu, just format it completely (including MBR) using gparted in Ubuntu or Disk Management in Windows.