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Old 01-24-2008, 09:11 PM   #1
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Unhappy Fc8 Doesnt See My Dvd Drive


i ran fc4 until my computer got out of date , i got a new one with fc8 and was updating everything i could ..after upgrading a bunch of things i rebooted and found that my mp3 player cd/dvd drive and camera werent being recognized i put in my fc8 dvd and rebooted and it booted from the dvd so i know that the drive is working and that the problem is in my O/S ... any help?
 
Old 01-26-2008, 05:49 AM   #2
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i ran fc4 until my computer got out of date , i got a new one with fc8 and was updating everything i could ..after upgrading a bunch of things i rebooted and found that my mp3 player cd/dvd drive and camera werent being recognized i put in my fc8 dvd and rebooted and it booted from the dvd so i know that the drive is working and that the problem is in my O/S ... any help?
did you have a disc in the drive?

did you look at the fstab to see if it was there?
 
Old 01-27-2008, 12:23 AM   #3
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yeah i had my fc8 install dvd in there and it didnt see it i got it
i got it to recognize it again though i just booted it from the dvd (because the bios sees the drive but not fc8) and ran the rescue it works perfectly again
 
  


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