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Re: [SLE] CD problems
  • From: Jeffrey Taylor <jeff.taylor@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 13 May 2001 23:21:23 -0500
  • Message-id: <20010513232123.B26602@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
What does /dev/cdrom point to? ("ls -l /dev/cdrom"). It should be
linked to /dev/scd0 or something similar. If linked to /dev/hdc or
similar, you are accessing it as an IDE drive, but it is using
SCSI-IDE emulation. You can't do both.

HTH,
Jeffrey

Quoting Jerry Coleman <wjc@xxxxxxx>:
>
> Greetings All,
> I have 7.1 installed and working good....
> Recently , I installed a TDK CDRW (see the excerpt from my boot.msg)
> ==========================================================
> 4>hda: Maxtor 91728D8, ATA DISK drive
> <4>hdb: ST32531A, ATA DISK drive
> <4>hdc: TDK CDRW121032, ATAPI CDROM drive
> <4>hdd: ATAPI 48X CDROM, ATAPI CDROM drive
> <4>ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
> <4>ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
> <6>hda: Maxtor 91728D8, 16479MB w/512kB Cache, CHS=2100/255/63
> <6>hdb: ST32531A, 2439MB w/0kB Cache, CHS=619/128/63
> <4>hdc: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
> <6>Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.11
> <4>hdd: ATAPI 48X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
>
> <4>scsi0 : SCSI host adapter emulation for IDE ATAPI devices
> <4>scsi : 1 host.
> ==========================================================
> After I physically installed it and followed the instructions in the
> Configuration Manual for installing an ide CDRW with no luck.
> I now have an error when I try to mount my CDROM and don't know how to access
> my TDK CDRW.
> Here is the error:
> ==========================================================
> mount: the kernel does not recognize /dev/cdrom as a block device
> (maybe 'insmod driver'?)
> ==========================================================
> I would appreciate any help
>
> Jerry
Content-Description: fstab
> /dev/hdb3 / ext2 defaults 1 1
> /dev/hdb1 /boot ext2 defaults 1 2
> /dev/cdrom /cdrom auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0
> devpts /dev/pts devpts defaults 0 0
> /dev/fd0 /floppy auto noauto,user 0 0
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> /dev/hda1 /windows/C vfat noauto,user 0 0
> /dev/hda5 /windows/D vfat noauto,user 0 0
> /dev/hdb2 swap swap defaults 0 2
>

Content-Description: boot.msg


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