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Re: Mounting Cdrom drives



Yes.  I had that in there (hdc=ide-scsi) but with or without the CD-R
drive can not be found.  I put a CD in each of them and only the CD-RW
one responds.  By that I mean, only that one brings up a player to play
music etc..,   even though there is no sound ???

Grrrrr.

Can someone please tell me what the line should read in my grub.conf
file.  Here is what I am using now..

title Fedora Core (2.6.5-1.358)
        root (hd1,0)
        kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.5-1.358 ro root=LABEL=/1
        initrd /initrd-2.6.5-1.358.img

Does this look reasonable?  I am trying to get two cdroms to work.
Previously the hdX=ide-scsi  statements made it possible..

Any thoughts would be appreciated..





On Sat, 2004-05-22 at 19:39, RJ wrote:
> Ted Gervais wrote:
> > I have two cdrom drives. The CD-Rw mounts just fine and works all ok.
> > The other one (Cd-R)  doesn't mount.  When I try to mount it manually I
> > get this error:
> > 
> > /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device.
> > 
> > And yet that drive worked fine when I used a cd to install/update FC2.
> > 
> > Do I have to change the mount command in /etc/fstab or is there a kernel
> > problem where something needs to be changed in the config?
> > 
> > 
> 
> check if you boot the kernel with the option hdX=ide-scsi. (/etc/grub.conf)
> This is not needed anymore in Kernel 2.6.X. Remove it and it should work again.
> 
> I had the same problem.
> 
> RJ
-- 
Ted Gervais
Coldbrook, Nova Scotia
Canada.




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