All CD & DVD's are not accessible. Saying as Blank disk

Hello.
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OS: Garuda Linux
Host: Inspiron N4010 A13
Kernel: 5.14.16-zen1-1-zen
Uptime: 1 hour, 19 mins
Packages: 1267 (pacman)
Shell: bash
DE: Plasma 5.23.3
WM: KWin
Terminal: konsole
CPU: Intel i3 M 370 (4) @ 2.3GHz
GPU: Intel Core Processor
Memory: 1.87GiB / 2.78GiB

inxi -Faz:

inxi -Faz
System:    Kernel: 5.14.16-zen1-1-zen x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 11.1.0
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen root=UUID=c33907df-c388-4003-9175-d450acba36ef
rw [email protected] quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
systemd.unified_cgroup_hierarchy=1 loglevel=3
Desktop: KDE Plasma 5.23.3 tk: Qt 5.15.2 info: latte-dock wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:   Type: Portable System: Dell product: Inspiron N4010 v: A13 serial: <filter>
Mobo: Dell model: 050VP6 v: A13 serial: <filter> BIOS: Dell v: A13 date: 03/31/2011
Battery:   ID-1: BAT0 charge: 0 Wh (0.0%) condition: 1.7/4.5 Wh (38.2%) volts: 7.8 min: 10.8
model: SANYO Dell type: Li-ion serial: <filter> status: Unknown
CPU:       Info: Dual Core model: Intel Core i3 M 370 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Nehalem family: 6
model-id: 25 (37) stepping: 5 microcode: 7 cache: L2: 3 MiB
flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx bogomips: 19152
Speed: 1328 MHz min/max: 933/2399 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1328 2: 2302 3: 1635 4: 2347
Vulnerabilities: Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled
Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT vulnerable
Type: mds status: Vulnerable: Clear CPU buffers attempted, no microcode; SMT vulnerable
Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via prctl
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer sanitization
Type: spectre_v2
mitigation: Full generic retpoline, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW, STIBP: conditional, RSB filling
Type: srbds status: Not affected
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Graphics:  Device-1: Intel Core Processor Integrated Graphics vendor: Dell driver: i915 v: kernel
bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:0046 class-ID: 0300
Device-2: Microdia 1.3 MPixel Integrated Webcam type: USB driver: uvcvideo bus-ID: 1-1.4:4
chip-ID: 0c45:641d class-ID: 0e02
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.21.1.1 compositor: kwin_x11 driver: loaded: intel
unloaded: modesetting alternate: fbdev,vesa display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1366x768 s-dpi: 112 s-size: 310x170mm (12.2x6.7") s-diag: 354mm (13.9")
Monitor-1: LVDS1 res: 1366x768 hz: 60 dpi: 112 size: 310x170mm (12.2x6.7") diag: 354mm (13.9")
OpenGL: renderer: Mesa DRI Intel HD Graphics (ILK) v: 2.1 Mesa 21.2.4 direct render: Yes
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 5 Series/3400 Series High Definition Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel
v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:3b56 class-ID: 0403
Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.14.16-zen1-1-zen running: yes
Sound Server-2: JACK v: 1.9.19 running: no
Sound Server-3: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: no
Sound Server-4: PipeWire v: 0.3.39 running: yes
Network:   Device-1: Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter
vendor: Dell Inspiron M5010 / XPS 8300 driver: wl v: kernel modules: bcma bus-ID: 03:00.0
chip-ID: 14e4:4727 class-ID: 0280
IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Qualcomm Atheros AR8152 v1.1 Fast Ethernet vendor: Dell driver: atl1c v: kernel
port: 2000 bus-ID: 04:00.0 chip-ID: 1969:2060 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp4s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 298.09 GiB used: 87.7 GiB (29.4%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Seagate model: ST9320325AS size: 298.09 GiB block-size:
physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 3.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5400 serial: <filter> rev: DEM1
scheme: MBR
Partition: ID-1: / raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%) used: 87.7 GiB (29.4%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-2: /home raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%) used: 87.7 GiB (29.4%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-3: /var/log raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%) used: 87.7 GiB (29.4%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-4: /var/tmp raw-size: 298.09 GiB size: 298.09 GiB (100.00%) used: 87.7 GiB (29.4%) fs: btrfs
dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
Swap:      Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 2.78 GiB used: 604.2 MiB (21.3%) priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 51.0 C mobo: 0.0 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): cpu: 3054
Info:      Processes: 237 Uptime: 1h 20m wakeups: 1 Memory: 2.78 GiB used: 1.86 GiB (67.1%) Init: systemd
v: 249 tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 11.1.0 clang: 12.0.1 Packages: pacman: 1267 lib: 340
Shell: fish v: 3.3.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.8 running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.08

Issue :

  1. Few CD & DVD's only detected and able to access its files.
  2. Some are detected and saying as Empty disk. But it is not empty. (The same cd's are accessible through some other PC's running with Windows OS and surely it contains files).
Report on things already tried:
1. Installed CD burner App - k3b. Still the problem exists.

This happens sometimes.
But it has nothing to do with Garuda.

https://searx.garudalinux.org/search

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