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1793 Views 9 Replies Latest reply: Nov 15, 2008 5:09 AM by surjamt
Currently Being ModeratedSep 18, 2008 6:02 AM (in response to surjamt)same thing happened to me after updating I added a new topic myself, still trying to figure out what the h* happenedMacBookPro3,1, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 18, 2008 7:02 AM (in response to lex25288)Ok, I think i got a little closer now.
I deleted this plist´s:
It seems that the Superdrive is working again, for now...
[EDIT]: Nevermind, after logout and after testing another account it´s still the same
Message was edited by: surjamtMacbook Pro
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 2:25 AM (in response to surjamt)Can someone explain for me why the Superdrive works in Vista and not in OSX? This morning I did a "archive and install" but i get the same errorMacbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.5), superdrive works in vista, not in OSX
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 4:51 AM (in response to surjamt)Did you have a disk in the drive when you performed the update? It would be good to narrow down the circumstances that started the problem.
Do you have a bootable clone, or a Time Machine backup from prior to the install? If so, you can restore from that. If not - file it for next time. Never update an OS without a backup to restore to!
Can you supply your settings for CDs & DVDs from System Preferences? Presumably video DVD movies open DVD player - what are the other settings? This could help to narrow down the source of the problem.
Finally - the fastest path to a solution may be an Archive & Install (assuming that you have the disk space). It won't be as satisfying as "knowing" what went wrong, but it will probably be less time consuming. If you do go down that path, I still recommend a thorough back up first, and don't preserve users (as this could copy the problem into the new install).
RodneyMacBook (2.16 Ghz, 2 GB), Mac OS X (10.5.4), Powerbook G4 12i (867 MHz, 640MB, 10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 7:22 AM (in response to RodneyW)I did not have any disk in the drive when I did the update.
No, I dont have a bootable clone or any update. I know, it´s stupid but my external HD is to small, Im getting a new one as soon as possible.
The settings for CDs and DVDs are: Open in Finder (Sorry, dont know the exact translation, my OSX is in Swedish)
I will try to do a new Archive & Install and dont preserve users when I have a new external HD, I dont want to loose any of my music och photos.
Thank you very much for your answer!Macbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.5)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 19, 2008 7:51 AM (in response to surjamt)I'm having similar problems with my drive. DVD player app locks up when I try to play DVD videos. I have to do hard restart. This update was the cause for my DVD issues.Mac Pro 2.66, 6GB RAM,, Mac OS X (10.4.9), Convergent MI, Blackmagic HD Extreme, int RAID
Currently Being ModeratedSep 27, 2008 7:30 AM (in response to surjamt)I have the same problem with my G5, but it has been happening ever since I installed Titanium Toast. I think it is a software conflict, because I can burn in Toast just fine. Did you recently install new software that could be causing the conflict?Mac Pro, Mac Book Pro, Power Mac G5, Power Mac G4, iMac, Windows XP, Mac OS X (10.4.7)
Currently Being ModeratedSep 27, 2008 10:00 AM (in response to surjamt)
After installation of 10.5.5 my Superdrive kicks out blank and burnt DVDR-disks.
A weird thing is that ordinary DVD-movies works fine, blank disks and previously burnt movies gets ejected. (Blank CD´s is also working)
I did a restart and started MS Vista throught bootcamp instead of OSX, the Superdrive works perfectly in Vista. All kind of media works, empty disks, burnt disks, movies etc...
Check out this nearly identical thread:
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?threadID=1716187&tstart=30MacBookPro3,1-17"Core2Duo/VistaUlt64SP1; MacBookPro1,1-15"/XPProSP3; Dual G5/XPP, Mac OS X (10.5.5), Homebrew 3GHz ASUS PC, Dell Inspiron8k
Currently Being ModeratedNov 15, 2008 5:09 AM (in response to surjamt)Ok, I fixed the problem for a couple of weeks ago. I just forgot to write here, sorry.
I installed Onyx and run all the scripts and cleared all caches. The Superdrive works just fine now and places all of the DVD-roms on the desktop, just as it should beMacbook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.5)