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If you check dmesg as michaelk suggests and it does recognize your cdrom and cdrom1,check your /dev/cdrom and /mnt/cdrom directories to make sure they exist.You also should make sure the /dev/cdrom is linked to dev/hdx(X being the cdrom drive designation.)Do you have scsi emulation enabled?Most of the time,these problems are because of symlinks being all borked.
The entries in your fstab show that the /mnt/cdrom and /mnt/cdrom1 mountpoints are trying to mount the devices /dev/cdrom and /dev/cdrom1... this will only work if those 'files' actually exist. Try the following: ls -l /dev/cdrom* and post the output.
Originally posted by Thymox OK, so edit (as root) the file /etc/fstab and change the entry for your cdrom(s) to reflect the above... i.e. change the reference to /dev/cdrom to /dev/hdd... and then try mounting again.
any difference that this will make? /dev/cdrom is linked to /dev/hdd according to the original /etc/fstab file
If it shows those links it shouldnt make any difference.Do the mount points /mnt/cdrom and /mnt/cdrom1 exist?
How are you trying to mount them? If you're using the KDE icons check the properties for the icons and make sure the right devices are chosen.