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Old 10-02-2005, 07:47 AM   #1
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/dev/cdrom is not a valid block device cannot mount


hda: WDC WD800JB-00ETA0, ATA DISK drive
blk: queue c03dd8e0, I/O limit 4095Mb (mask 0xffffffff)
hdc: TSST CD-RW/DVD-ROM TSH492B, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: attached ide-disk driver.
hda: host protected area => 1
hda: 156301488 sectors (80026 MB) w/8192KiB Cache, CHS=9729/255/63, UDMA(100)
hdc: attached ide-cdrom driver.
hdc: ATAPI 48X DVD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache, UDMA(33)
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12


hi can you help me with this im trying to mount the combo drive but until now i cant find success.

researching all over the site and googled but nothing helps

please i really need help

slackware kernel 2.4.29
 
Old 10-02-2005, 07:50 AM   #2
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well it says /dev/hdc is the cdrom, so try mounting that...
 
  


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