wont recognize external disk drive

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britney98
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wont recognize external disk drive

Post by britney98 » Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:23 pm

after doing some research, i foundout that makemkv wont recognize my drive.
here is the debug code
MakeMKV v1.10.6 darwin(x86-release) started
Debug logging enabled, log will be saved as /Users/karencarroza/MakeMKV_log.txt
DEBUG: Code 0 at B><ovS)|N@')cL:121263659
DEBUG: Code 0 at B><ovS)|N@')cL:121263659
DEBUG: Code 117637427 at /Imp?XfdbK6<>V;M:121263567
DEBUG: Code 0 at /Imp?XfdbK6<>V;M:213131502
DEBUG: Code 0 at .zEbD5=fN0UL]XX:213131525
The program can't find any usable optical drives.

I have no idea what to ;-;

Woodstock
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Re: wont recognize external disk drive

Post by Woodstock » Sun Jul 02, 2017 12:59 am

MakeMKV asks the operating system about optical drives. Right now, your system says there are none.

Does the drive show up in Finder? What happens if you unplug the drive, then replug it?
How to aid in finding the answer to your problem: https://www.makemkv.com/faq/item/8

britney98
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Re: wont recognize external disk drive

Post by britney98 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:43 am

Woodstock wrote:MakeMKV asks the operating system about optical drives. Right now, your system says there are none.

Does the drive show up in Finder? What happens if you unplug the drive, then replug it?
it doesn't show up in the finder, yet it shows up when i go to >About this mac>storage

jbelkin800
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Re: wont recognize external disk drive

Post by jbelkin800 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:37 am

Is it AC powered? Some non powered USB drive might not be available.

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