[nSLUG] Replaced CD drive - won't boot, won't play, players don't recognize
rb.ashley at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 01:01:07 ADT 2007
Here's the output from your suggestion:
ashley:/home/bob# mount /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 -tiso9660
mount: block device /dev/hdc is write-protected, mounting read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdc,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
Same raw deal as what I tried. BTW, in googling around, I found plenty
of forum messages which raise this problem, but so far I haven't read
of any successful remedy.
What about something possibly awry in the symlink angle?
On 7/31/07, Jon <me at jonwatson.ca> wrote:
> Hello All,
> > mount: block device /dev/hdc is write-protected, mounting read-only
> This is an expected message when mounting read only media.
> > mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdc,
> > missing codepage or other error
> > In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
> > dmesg | tail or so
> This has all the earmarks of bad bootable media. I know you've been
> pursuing this issue for a while, but are you really, really sure that
> this CD is bootable/no munged?
> You may have some success providing the file system type as in
> mount /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 -tiso9660 (don't take my word for that file
> type, Google is your friend).
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