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Old 12-13-2002, 12:29 PM   #1
kkempter
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Question CDROM issues


Hi all;

I am running SUSE 8.1 I just installed it from a PCMCIA CDROM and the install went ok although I had to do a 'manual' install and manually load the driver.

Now that the system is up it doesn't recognize the pcmcia cdrom which isn't all that bad since I mostly use a USB CDRW anyway. When I boot with the USB CDRW attached SUSE see's it fine and gives me a nice little icon on the desktop for it.

Heres the problem:
the USB device is /dev/sr0 mounted at /media/sr0
for data CD's this is fine however ALL the installed music players automatically look for a device at /dev/cdrom mounted at /media/cdrom. So when I try tp play a music
CD the player never see's the /dev/sr0 device.

How can I change the system (and specifically the
media/cdrom players) to look for /dev/sr0 ?

I already changed the installation source to /dev/sr0

Thanks for your help...

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Old 12-13-2002, 01:58 PM   #2
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You can change the configuration for each player to point to /dev/sr0.
You could also add a link called /dev/cdrom that points to /dev/sr0.
Login as root
ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/cdrom
chmod 777 /dev/cdrom
 
  


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