CDRom detected as media:/sr0

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Wed Jul 23 02:08:09 UTC 2008

Jim wrote:
> Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
>> Jim wrote:
>>> Installed FC8 on a  Compaq Presario PC and cdrom is detected as 
>>> media:/sr0 and can't read files on cd.
>>> There is no settings in /etc/fstab for cdrom.
>> It should also be listed as /dev/scd0, and mounting that device should 
>> let you read CDs. The reason there is no entry in /etc/fstab is that 
>> the mounting is normally handled by HAL, unless auto-mounting is 
>> turned off.
> Well then, what could I put in /etc/fstab to get it to detect it as 
> /dev/scd0 ??
/dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom iso9660 user 0 0


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