Problem with newer kernel under Debian.

Having problems with a newer kernel recognizing DVD diskettes but it turns to be a known bug… here is the output thank you.

Linux desk/paul-Lenovo 3.13.0-24-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri May 2 23:30:00 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Insert a blank dvd the desktop will not show + drive /sr0 is available… who is pushing this kernel?

thank you for your time.

Can you please explain what the connection is witth openSUSE?

I will explain I would appreciate a link to the latest ‘openSUSE’ ‘KDE’ I believe? I will be dealing with end to end support of /dev/sr0 being opened within a 'certain desktop… Perhaps openSUSE … ‘KDE’. There is an issue with the Debian Kernel not supporting as of 3.13.0-24 the ability to show blank DVD or even cd on desktop. Please write back if you have time. I feel no link to send any Debian links here on your forums as that is impolite.

Thank you for your time.

fine this is the report big problem with all debian now after Jesse:

I am ok with this just want you to look at it.

thank you for your time,

It is still not very clear to me what you want. But I have openSUSE 13.1 and the KDE that comes with it (KDE 4 I think) and when I put a DVD (with an ISO file system on it) in my CD/DVD reader/writer, the desktop starts a popup that informs me about it and offers me the possibility of:
. open it with a file manager (will start Dolphin);
. download Photos with Digicam;
. download Photos with Gwenview;
. copy with K3b;
. eject the DVD.
I assume the same is true for openSUSE 13.2 (else you would have found many problem reports on these forums). It was in any case true for many versions before 13.1.

Is this by any means near to what you mean? When not, please try to explain more extensive what you do and what you expect to happen. Also keep in mind that this is not a Debian forum and that not many people here are willing to study, install and test Debian just for this your problem case.

I see you are talking about a blank DVD.

When I insert a blank DVD, the popup offers me only one possibility:
. to burn it using K3b.

All as expected by me.

What is the problem is it a kernel issue? What can be done ‘Debian’ has been sitting on this problem for 1 year mostly and now no k9copy. This is greatly bad for the desktop. I am glad to bring it to your attention.

The issue does not exist with the 3.2.00000 kernel as it is OLDER kernel. Please take time to review here below. I thank you for your time.

From Debian Forum… …Re: cd,dvd not detected Postby mbod » 2013-12-06 21:06 Hi, I can confirm that kernel polling solves the issue. I enabled it via:

echo 2000 > /sys/module/block/parameters/events_dfl_poll_msecs

This is a known bug and the issue lies probably in udev. The polling is supposed to be set in
/lib/udev/rules.d/60-persistent-storage.rules but somehow it does not work. Also reported here

So, use the file manager to find the file /etc/rc.local. Right-click over it and select ‘‘Open as root’’ or ‘‘Open as administrator’’. Add the line suggested so the last lines look like…

echo 2000 > /sys/module/block/parameters/events_dfl_poll_msecs
exit 0

Save the file. If the Debian explorers are correct, next boot will see the problem fixed.


Look at the links ABOVE close as no one seems to care about a major problem within the kernel.

Thank you,

Sorry to read that you are having a problem.

Our forum tends to be very openSUSE specific, so your best bet to have a contribution from the openSUSE forum volunteer team on this, is for you to reproduce this problem on an openSUSE-13.2 install. My understanding is the current openSUSE-13.2 version has a 3.16.7-7 kernel, and the problem you describe does not exist for openSUSE on any of my openSUSE-13.2 installs (and I have a few).

A few words about openSUSE forums. Note our openSUSE forum support comes from volunteers and not from SuSE-GmbH packagers nor developers. To contact those experts, one needs to go to the openSUSE mailing lists, and more on that can be read here ( ) and here ( ) .

Best wishes in obtaining support for the problem you have, and again as noted, your best bet to obtain focus from the openSUSE team (for help) is for you to reproduce the problem on an openSUSE system. I can’t reproduce it as from what I can see, this works for me on my openSUSE-13.2.

Understood and I thank you for your time once again.