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External DVD (USB) not recognised
Running 3.0.1 firmware and patched with ATV-XBMC-Launcher 3.2.1 and NitoTV 0.8.3, I have no problem with regular USB storage (e.g. hard drives) but not with my USB DVD drive.
With the DVD plugged in, a diskutil list shows no additional drives.
The drive is getting power, and with a DVD disk it spins up and down again continuously.
How do I go about troubleshooting the issue?
Here's the contents of /System/Library/Extensions :
AppleAltiVecDVDDriver.bundle GeForceVADriver.bundle IOUSBMassStorageClass.kext
AppleHDA.kext IOBluetoothFamily.kext IPFirewall.kext
AppleSMBIOS.kext IOBluetoothHIDDriver.kext SMARTLib.plugin
AppleTCOWatchdog.kext IOCDStorageFamily.kext System.kext
AppleVADriver.bundle IODVDStorageFamily.kext cddafs.kext
AppleVADriver.bundle.og IOHDIXController.kext msdosfs.kext
AudioIPCDriver.kext IOHIDFamily.kext ntfs.kext
Dont Steal Mac OS X.kext IOSCSIArchitectureModelFamily.kext smbfs.kext
GeForceFXGLDriver.bundle IOStorageFamily.kext udf.kext
Last edited by frumpy; 01-07-2010 at 10:58 PM.
Reason: Added list of extensions
Originally Posted by frumpy
DVD and CD-rom mounting (or DVD ISO mounting for that matter), just like AFP, require some additional files that are only on the 1.0 recovery.dmg and not on any combo update anywhere to work, just like the combo update a 1.0 recovery dmg in ~/Documents when running the smart installer would solve your problem.
Nito, thanks for replying. And terrific work - thanks to you I can mount my NAS. How can I check whether or not my recovery.dmg is 1.0 or not? My atv is second hand....
Originally Posted by nitosoft
system_profiler says Machine Model: AppleTV1,1.
I had two problems :
My USB powered DVD drive just refused to work with the aTV
My powered DVD drive only shows up when a DVD is inserted in it
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