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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: Kenneth Schneider <suselist@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 08:53:29 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084798409.8349.15.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2004-05-17 at 08:22, Adagilson Batista Bispo da Silva wrote:
> 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.

You may want to ask on the Slackware mailing list. You may get a faster
response there.

Ken Schneider
unix user since 1989
linux user since 1994
SuSE user since 1998 (5.2)

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