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Re: [SLE] 9.1 and CD drive.....again!
  • From: Fred Miller <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 May 2004 23:50:50 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405102350.50900.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 10 May 2004 7:14 pm, Marshall Heartley wrote:
> <snip>
>
> > > Sorry that you are having issues. New in 9.1 SuSE is using supermount
> > > to mount the cd and floppy drives. The icons should be found in My
> > > Computer. Supermount is supposed to eliminate the use of mounting CDs
> > > and floppies.
> >
> > Great idea - if it works. :(
>
> Seems to work for me.
>
> > > How are you trying to read it? If supermount is working correctly, all
> > > you have to do is cd to the directory that the drive will mount to. Ex
> > > cd /media/cdrecorder.
> >
> > 'Doesn't work. I called SUSE tech. support but they didn't have an answer
> > either.
>
> That stinks! Hmmm.., What does the line/s for your CDRW say in the
> fstab? Can you force umount the drive as root? I assume that lsof
> /dev/cdrecorder stated that nothing was using the drive.

Correct. I have /dev/cdrom working now, but don't know yet if I can burn a CD.
'Kinda cobbed up to get it to work, but for now..............

Fred

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shrink-wrapped in their warehouse..." (Forno)

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