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Re: CD-ROM drive stopped working after upgrade



On Saturday 08 May 2004 12:59, Leon Stringer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I've just upgraded from FC1 to FC2 test3 and my CD-ROM drive no longer
> works: I can't play audio CDs or mount CD-ROMs. E.g. mount /mnt/cdrom
> gives me "mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device" (as root or user).
>
> The big change between the two versions is that with FC1 /dev/cdrom
> linked to /dev/scd0, whereas now it links to /dev/hdc (presumably this
> is some change in kernel 2.6 with the way it handles CD-ROM drives?).
>
> dmesg lists "hdc: SAMSUNG CDRW/DVD SM-332B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive" so
> presumably /dev/cdrom is linking to the correct location.
>
> Can anyone give any advice on troubleshooting this? Is it a problem with
> my setup? It wouldn't be much good for users to upgrade from FC1 to FC2
> and find they lose their CD drives!
>
> Thanks,
>
> Leon...
In my previous post I mentioned have to put ide-scsi in grub to get cd devices 
running although popular opinion says it is not needed...
-- 

Regards
  Ted Wager
   Using Fedora Linux



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