[nSLUG] Replaced CD drive - won't boot, won't play, players don't recognize
budman85 at eastlink.ca
Tue Jul 31 17:31:16 ADT 2007
Robert Ashley wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> I tried your suggestion changing ...
>> Change udf,iso9660 to either iso9660 or auto (which is better), then
>> the system will auto detect the file system type
> like so...
> bob at ashley:~$
> /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 auto user,noauto 0 0
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0
> The drive seems to behave somewhat differently, the light coming on,
> and the spin up/spin down over and over ceased, which, to me seemed
> like progress. On a reboot, the machine seemed to think longer about
> booting the cd, light on, consistent whirrr, and all that, so I was
> half-excited. But alas, same result.
Try with auto again, and then try
mount -a once the CD is in the drive ( are you trying to mount an
audio CD or a data CD - like the Linux install CD? )
mount /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0
Also, try cd /dev
ls -al cd*
ls -al hd*
to see your perms on these devices
paste the output here
> Then I tried taking the auto out and putting in iso9660.
> /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0 iso9660 user,noauto 0 0
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 user,noauto 0 0
> Nada. I get this warning when trying Gnome's CDPlayer
> /dev/cdrom does not appear to point to a valid CD device. This may be because:
> a) CD support is not present in your machine
> b) You do not have the correct permissions to access the CD drive
> c) /dev/cdrom is not the CD drive.
> Why does this refer to /dev/cdrom when all my refs keep the label
> cdrom0 or cdrom1. I have no such place called /dev/cdrom, but I do
> have /dev/cdrom1.
Gnome cd player defaults to this device. You can change it, in the
> Well, at least your suggestion sounded good, and I was getting ready
> to get my beer money out to buy you one!
:) hehe drat... the only thing I could drink was Guiness and even that
was watered down...
Either I got use to drinking real beer in the Maritimes, or the US beer
was always crap. hehe
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