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Unable to mount DVDs on Gentoo

I'm unable to mount any dvd on my HP 6735s laptop running Gentoo (with combined stable (+) and testing (~) ebuilds). Here's everything that I can come up with:

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Guest [Entry]

"I am having this problem with all the kernels since 2.6.31

does that mean that if you boot 2.6.30 the drive works, or that you've had this problem since 2.6.31 came out.

it sounds like your drive could just be dead. When you try to mount a disk, does the drive even spin up?"
Guest [Entry]

I'm surprised to see sr0 instead of plain /dev/dvd .. In your /etc/rc.conf (or /etc/conf.d/rc, I can never remember), are you doing "use_device_tarball = yes" ? Are you using UDEV all the way? Please show us your fstab.