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Re: [SLE] how great SuSE is: trying another distro you discover that...Slackware 9.1 can't find my /media/cdrom as SuSE can
  • From: "Rob Freeman" <sysadmin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 07:30:49 -0500
  • Message-id: <11f801c43c0a$c96c3d30$45a610ac@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adagilson Batista Bispo da Silva" <adagilson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "SLE" <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 7:22 AM
Subject: [SLE] how great SuSE is: trying another distro you discover
that...Slackware 9.1 can't find my /media/cdrom as SuSE can


> BACKGROUND==SuSE 8.0 just works fine to me. So I'm afraid of making some
> upgrade that can corrupt my system. I'm giving a chance to trying new
> kernels with newer Gnome and KDE: I decided to install Slackware 9.1.
>
> THE PROBLEM==I have two devices for reading cd-rom:
> /media/cdrom (in SuSE it points to my Creative 4x CD-ROM reader); and
> /media/cdrecorder (in SuSE it points to my LG combo CD-RW + DVD-ROM)
> Untill this moment I don't understand why Slackware 9.1 had found LG
> combo device as /mnt/cdrom and yet not found the another drive (Creative
> CD-ROM reader).
> It was so easy with SuSE...Some ideas? (What had SuSE done automatically
> that shoudl be make manually in Slackware?)
> a.
>

I would think you should post this on the slackware mailing list.

http://www.slackware.com/lists/

Rob


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