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Old 05-06-2003, 01:47 PM   #1
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Question mandrake 9.0 old boy...




Why is there a lock symbol on my CD-ROM and Floppy Drive? How come the permissions say root can access, yet when root, says ".. do not have access rights to this location".. What's going on??
Do I need to register or something? Can I override it somehow?
 
Old 05-06-2003, 02:10 PM   #2
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Did you mount the drive?
 
Old 05-06-2003, 02:35 PM   #3
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Is there a cd in the drive? Mandrake 9.0 uses supermount, which automatically mounts the drive when there's something to mount
Register?! Hehe
This is linux dear boy, not Microsoft.
 
Old 05-06-2003, 04:03 PM   #4
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Have unmounted, tried remounting, etc.

"mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write-protected, mounting read-only"
"mount: No medium found"

I've even been down to first name terms with my CD drive i.e. "/dev/ide/cd/cdf6fd5s6" or something like that.



Would my CD-ROM be SCSI?

Thanks to everyone. Jesus bless and all the best,
 
Old 05-06-2003, 05:38 PM   #5
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If its a CDRW, it needs SCSI-Emulation, so thats probobly why it shows up as SCSI.
 
Old 05-06-2003, 05:49 PM   #6
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Naa it aint CDRW.. I'm talkin old skool; plain CD-ROM!
Still don't understand but still!

Well, cheers anyhoo.. Just gotta keep at it!
Like Jericho.. It will fall.. oh yes.. it will >.
 
Old 05-06-2003, 08:07 PM   #7
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Are you trying to mount an audio cd? If you are trying to mount a data cd then it sounds to me like the drive is bad.
 
Old 05-07-2003, 02:11 PM   #8
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ARRR CDRW!!!

I used a music CD.. Fine! Played on the CD Player software fine!

Then I used an old CD!!!! a CDR CD!.. It worked!



Sooooooooo.. what you meant was that I need a SCSI emulator for CD-RW CD's, yeh?
 
  


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