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(LONG) after a recent yastHELP: YOU update problem (w/ the real scsi cd and the not real ide-scsi cd and cdrw)
- From: <jfweber@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 18:05:54 -0500
- Message-id: <20030105230507.QXUZ8749.email@example.com>
It seems something I am going to need to be a bit long winded , p'rhaps
those w/ little tolerance should just pass on it <G>
started looking here ( SuSE's database) , w/ no joy. IT got me to this page
> SuSE Linux: Version 8.1
> Your computer is equipped with a CDRW drive and one
> or several "ordinary" CD drives. After
> installing SuSE Linux 8.1, the CD drives cannot be mounted.
> Some modules are missing from the initrd.
> From SuSE Linux 8.1 on, the CD drive support is no
> longer compiled and kept in the kernel,
> but implemented by way of modules (cdrom and ide-cd).
> As opposed to the module ide-scsi,
> those modules (cdrom and ide-cd) are not included in
> the Initrd. That is why the SCSI
> emulation reaches all drives and not only those
> listed in the kernel parameter hdX=ide-scsi.
> Insert the modules cdrom and ide-cd in the variable INITRD_MODULES in the file
> To do this, open the YaST Sysconfig Editor. Select
> Base-Administration -> Common-Basics
> -> initrd_modules and insert both modules before the
> module ide-scsi. Be careful not to
> remove any of the modules listed, since they are necessary for booting.
> Now, execute as root user the command mk_initrd
> To do this, start a terminal program like konsole or
> xterm and log in as root user with the
> command su -. Then enter the command mk_initrd. If
> your boot manager is LILO, reinstall it
> with the command lilo -v. This does not apply for
> GRUB. From SuSE Linux 8.1 on, GRUB is
> the standard boot loader.
> Keywords: CD, DVD, LINK, MOUNT, WRONG, FS, INPUT, OUTPUT, ERROR, 81
> Categories: Hardware
> SDB-81_ide-scsi, Copyright SuSE Linux AG, Nürnberg, Germany - Version: 09. Oct 2002
> SuSE Linux AG - Last generated: 16. Oct 2002 by ip (sdb_gen 1.40.0)
Itseems not to apply to a real scsi system.
But I am willing to be educated here. Hardware isn't my speciality.
Further , when I first installed 8.1 both drives worked as expected. "YOU
Update" yesterday , and *something* seems to have gone awry.
Not certain if this bit is useful for anyone, but , in the interest of
giving you guys all I have :
Got the command off some Suse Help page I was looking at something to be
done about GRUB, but to doesn't apply either
skronk:/home/blonde # cdrecord -scanbus
Cdrecord 1.11a28 (i686-suse-linux) Copyright (C) 1995-2002 Jörg Schilling
Linux sg driver version: 3.2.0
Using libscg version 'schily-0.6'
0,0,0 0) *
0,1,0 1) *
0,2,0 2) 'TOSHIBA ' 'CD-ROM XM-6401TA' '1015' Removable CD-ROM
0,3,0 3) *
0,4,0 4) *
0,5,0 5) *
0,6,0 6) 'IBM ' 'DDYS-T18350N ' 'SA2A' Disk
0,7,0 7) *
1,0,0 100) 'YAMAHA ' 'CRW2200E ' '1.0C' Removable CD-ROM
1,1,0 101) *
1,2,0 102) *
1,3,0 103) *
1,4,0 104) *
1,5,0 105) *
1,6,0 106) *
1,7,0 107) *
NOW this is fstab, which has undergone a change, as have my user privileges
, I can't edit various files easily any more, not even w/ sux Command.. tho
nothing has changed that I can SEE in various documents there.
> /dev/sda2 / reiserfs defaults 1 1
> /dev/sda1 swap swap pri=42 0 0
> devpts /dev/pts devpts mode=0620,gid=5 0 0
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> usbdevfs /proc/bus/usb usbdevfs noauto 0 0
> /dev/cdrecorder /media/cdrecorder auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0
> /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0
> /dev/fd0 /media/floppy auto noauto,user,sync 0 0
as I said , there is nothing that shows in the user privs so I am sort of
spooked to really get in an rip anythig apart , willy nilly , as it were.
afterthought: Get Jah lost in da regge mon, and stroll along da beach!
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