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Old 01-18-2003, 02:03 PM   #1
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cdrom not a valid block device

I can't mount my cdrom. I used it to install RH7.2, but now when i type mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom I get the error message saying /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device.
In my search here i saw that many ask the settings of fstab when trying to debug cdrom problems. My fstab says:
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzo,ro 0 0

Any ideas?
Old 01-18-2003, 02:07 PM   #2
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Try running the command depmod -a as root.

Then try to mount your data cd.
Old 01-18-2003, 02:31 PM   #3
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thanks TK!
Worked like a champ. I'd never heard of 'depmod' before.


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