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I'm using Debian 4 (kernel 2.6.17),
this debian was installed (let's say) on computer1 (my old pc), I bought a new pc (let's call it computer2) with Sata 250 HDD and I copied the partition from computer1 to computer2,
when I booted with the new debian on the computer2, I couldn't mount DVDrom and even I don't find /dev/cdrom in the /dev directory and no /dev/sr0, when I try to mount it using :
#mount -t iso9660 /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom
it says : unknow fileSystem type 'iso9660'
I tried -t cdfs , but still unknown file system
I can't also mount my windows partition: sda1
it says that vfat is unknown !!
I could only mount ext3 file system : mount /dev/sda9 /mnt/redhat
when I was using this debian on my old computer (computer1), cdRom where mounted automatically
an other thing is that I can't install debian on this computer, when installin it says that my cdrom drive is not found and I have to select it manually, but I tried all the drivers that are in the list but no one was good,
my DVD reader is working perfectly with mandriva and redhat but not with debian
so my two questions:
- how can I mount this DVD
- how can I install debian (is there any option to pass when installing debian on a Sata HDD)
and thank you for your help ... !
FATAL: could not load /lib/modules/2.6.17-5mdv/modules.dep: No such file or directory
I loocked in the file modules.dep but I didn't find iso9660
what about installing Debian, is there a special thing to enable sata drives, because when the installertries to detect my dvd drive it says that it's anknown drive, and asks me to choose a driver from the list, but no one is good,,,,,,
Last edited by baghdadi13; 09-04-2007 at 11:42 AM.
You need to run "depmod -A" as root. You may need to install the mod-init-tools package if you don't have the /sbin/depmod program. This command produces the modules.dep table that you are missing. The table lists the dependencies of the kernel modules.
Do I have to recompile my kernel so that it supports the SATA drive, if so what options do I have to enable in the config file
Just a thought, as have been thus fiddling withall.
Are you using udev? If so got to /dev/drive/by-id/ or so, and look for a name that looks like that of the problem drive. Use that name in /etc/fstab, etc., etc.. It is a persistent name and should always point to the drive.