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Old 08-24-2004, 11:40 AM   #1
Wise_Fox
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Cool LG DVD-ROM DRD-8160B not recognized as DVD player on FC2


Hey

I have been running FC2 Linux for about a 1 1/2 month... I got everything up and running... except I can't find any way so that Linux recognizes my LG DVD-ROM DRD-8160B as a DVD player... It is functionnal and it is able to read DVD discs, only, it gets monted in /dev/cdrom1, and to be able to read movies in mplayer, I'd have to get it mounted in /dev/dvd.

Anyone got an idea on how to do this ?

Thankx

Wise_Fox
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Old 08-24-2004, 12:13 PM   #2
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make a symlink in /dev

"ln -s /dev/cdrom1 /dev/dvd"

and you're ready to go
 
  


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