LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 12-04-2008, 08:28 PM   #1
wombat53
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Australia
Distribution: Linux linux01 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64
Posts: 179

Rep: Reputation: 30
Unhappy Fedora 0: fstab /DEV names for a)CDROM b)DVDRW


Hi - Fedora 9
What are the "official" /dev/nnnnnn names to add to /etc/fstab for both a:
CDROM
and DVDRW?
I have browsed /dev and indeed there are indeed entries for "CDROM" and "DVDRW", which seem obvious, but I'm not sure these are right (they don't work for me).
There also entries about which I'd appreciate some enlightenment, being /DEV/SR0, and /DEV/SR1.
What are these please?
Best of all would be if someone could actually post working line item fstab entries for thesew two devices.
All help greatly appreciated.
Thanks
George
 
Old 12-04-2008, 08:52 PM   #2
wombat53
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Location: Australia
Distribution: Linux linux01 3.9.5-301.fc19.x86_64
Posts: 179

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Question CD and DVD on Fedora

Further to my own request above, it seems that /DEV/SR0 is the fstab name for DVDRW, and /DEV/SR1 for CDROM.
Makes no sense given the intuitively obvious /DEV names mentioned above (CDROM and DVDRW), not to me, anyway.
Comments appreciated.
George
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Fedora Core 9 - lose CDROM/DVDRW drives after a couple minutes DarkpawT Linux - Hardware 7 10-14-2008 07:45 AM
/dev/cdrom links to /dev/sg0 instead of /dev/sr0 -why? Yalla-One Slackware 3 10-01-2006 08:02 PM
I cannot access EITHER CD drive! And there's no /dev/hdc or /dev/hdd or /dev/cdrom! Dmalic Linux - Hardware 13 11-18-2005 08:11 PM
/dev/cdrom problems with Fedora Core on Dell Inspiron 1100 cddesjar Linux - General 2 06-11-2004 01:55 PM
fstab and cdrom links - hdc or cdrom? tunedLow Linux - Newbie 5 12-21-2001 01:57 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:03 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration