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Old 12-06-2007, 02:21 AM   #1
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could not open cd problem


Hi everyone!!!!

when i insert a cd in my laptop it stops showing cd/dvd drive but unlike this when i insert a dvd it works fine so could anyone guide me how to fix this problem........

my operating system is rhel 5.....
 
Old 12-06-2007, 02:37 AM   #2
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Hi, welcome to LQ!


Data or Audio-CD? And what do you mean by "stops showing cd/dvd drive"?



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Old 12-06-2007, 02:44 AM   #3
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Hi, welcome to LQ!


Data or Audio-CD? And what do you mean by "stops showing cd/dvd drive"?



Cheers,
Tink
hi !!

both data and audio cd ...........
and the problem is :cd is not imported i.e. when i open "my computer" ,'cd dvd drive' is not shown......

THANKS!!
 
Old 12-06-2007, 02:50 AM   #4
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AND WHEN I TRY TO MOUNT CD BY THIS COMMAND WHAT HAPPENS IS :

[root@unknown001a4b568946 ~]# mount /dev/cdrom /media
mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write-protected, mounting read-only
[root@unknown001a4b568946 ~]#
[root@unknown001a4b568946 ~]# #
[root@unknown001a4b568946 ~]#
[root@unknown001a4b568946 ~]#

COULD ANYONE HELP ME???????
 
Old 12-06-2007, 03:50 AM   #5
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Hi !!!

please help me to get rid of this problem ..........

this is my etc/fstab file :

LABEL=/1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot1 /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
# /home ext3 defaults 1 2
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/homevg/home-snapshot /snapshot ext3 defaults 1 2
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-sda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/mapper/home /home ext3 defaults 0 0


DOES IT REQUIRE ANY MODIFICATION?????
 
Old 12-06-2007, 04:48 AM   #6
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mount cd linux how

try this link:

mount cd in linux
 
Old 12-06-2007, 05:58 AM   #7
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try this link:

mount cd in linux
thanks for the link!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
Old 12-06-2007, 12:00 PM   #8
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hi all!!!

i couldn't succeed in mounting a simple vcd.....please guide me........
this is my fstab:

LABEL=/1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot1 /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
# /home ext3 defaults 1 2
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/homevg/home-snapshot /snapshot ext3 defaults 1 2
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-sda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/mapper/home /home ext3 defaults 0 0

could anyone tell me why it doesn't show any device like dev/cdrom ???
 
Old 12-06-2007, 12:12 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by tiwarylokesh View Post
hi all!!!

i couldn't succeed in mounting a simple vcd.....please guide me........
this is my fstab:

LABEL=/1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot1 /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
# /home ext3 defaults 1 2
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/homevg/home-snapshot /snapshot ext3 defaults 1 2
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-sda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/mapper/home /home ext3 defaults 0 0

could anyone tell me why it doesn't show any device like dev/cdrom ???

Where is your CDROM listed in this FSTAB file?? Its not... add it in there.
 
Old 12-06-2007, 12:22 PM   #10
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hi!
thanks for your reply!!!
i added this to my fstab :

/dev/cdrom /media/cdrom auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0

now it is mounted but when i tried to play a vcd using vlc it still couldn't play........
 
  


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