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Old 01-04-2007, 08:17 PM   #1
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Most Stupid Question Ever... Cant find answer...


Because I am not really good at English. I have opensuse 10.2 and I cannot find the place where, when I put my dvd in, is supposed to be... Like D: under windows you understand? This is stupid I know because my usb external drive is under /media but the DVD drive is not under /dev or /mnt.... here is my fstab

Code:
/dev/sda7            /                    ext3       acl,user_xattr        1 1
/dev/sda8            /home                ext3       acl,user_xattr        1 2
/dev/sda1            /windows/C           ntfs       ro,users,gid=users,umask=00
02,nls=utf8 0 0
/dev/sda3            /windows/D           vfat       users,gid=users,umask=0002,
utf8=true 0 0
/dev/sda5            /windows/E           vfat       users,gid=users,umask=0002,
utf8=true 0 0
/dev/sda6            swap                 swap       defaults              0 0
proc                 /proc                proc       defaults              0 0
sysfs                /sys                 sysfs      noauto                0 0
debugfs              /sys/kernel/debug    debugfs    noauto                0 0
usbfs                /proc/bus/usb        usbfs      noauto                0 0
devpts               /dev/pts             devpts     mode=0620,gid=5       0 0
/etc/fstab lines 1-11/11 (END)
Sorry to bother with that!
 
Old 01-04-2007, 08:28 PM   #2
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well, it's not listed in fstab, but most modern distros put it in /media/dvd or /media/something.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 08:35 PM   #3
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Nope, here are the ls of both of them...

Code:
/dev:
adsp
agpgart
audio
blog
bus
cdrecorder
cdrom
console
core
device-mapper
disk
dsp
dvd
dvdram
fd
full
fwmonitor
hpet
i2c-0
initctl
input
kmem
kmsg
log
loop0
loop1
loop2
loop3
loop4
loop5
loop6
loop7
mapper
md0
md1
md10
md11
md12
md13
md14
md15
md16
md17
md18
md19
md2
md20
md21
md22
md23
md24
md25
md26
md27
md28
md29
md3
md30
md31
md4
md5
md6
md7
md8
md9
mem
mixer
net
null
port
ppp
psaux
ptmx
pts
ptyp0
ptyp1
ptyp2
ptyp3
ptyp4
ptyp5
ptyp6
ptyp7
ptyp8
ptyp9
ptypa
ptypb
ptypc
ptypd
ptype
ptypf
ptyq0
ptyq1
ptyq2
ptyq3
ptyq4
ptyq5
ptyq6
ptyq7
ptyq8
ptyq9
ptyqa
ptyqb
ptyqc
ptyqd
ptyqe
ptyqf
ptyr0
ptyr1
ptyr2
ptyr3
ptyr4
ptyr5
ptyr6
ptyr7
ptyr8
ptyr9
ptyra
ptyrb
ptyrc
ptyrd
ptyre
ptyrf
ptys0
ptys1
ptys2
ptys3
ptys4
ptys5
ptys6
ptys7
ptys8
ptys9
ptysa
ptysb
ptysc
ptysd
ptyse
ptysf
ram0
ram1
ram10
ram11
ram12
ram13
ram14
ram15
ram2
ram3
ram4
ram5
ram6
ram7
ram8
ram9
random
route
rtc
sda
sda1
sda2
sda3
sda5
sda6
sda7
sda8
sg0
sg1
shm
skip
snapshot
snd
sr0
stderr
stdin
stdout
tty
tty0
tty1
tty10
tty11
tty12
tty13
tty14
tty15
tty16
tty17
tty18
tty19
tty2
tty20
tty21
tty22
tty23
tty24
tty25
tty26
tty27
tty28
tty29
tty3
tty30
tty31
tty32
tty33
tty34
tty35
tty36
tty37
tty38
tty39
tty4
tty40
tty41
tty42
tty43
tty44
tty45
tty46
tty47
tty48
tty49
tty5
tty50
tty51
tty52
tty53
tty54
tty55
tty56
tty57
tty58
tty59
tty6
tty60
tty61
tty62
tty63
tty7
tty8
tty9
ttyp0
ttyp1
ttyp2
ttyp3
ttyp4
ttyp5
ttyp6
ttyp7
ttyp8
ttyp9
ttypa
ttypb
ttypc
ttypd
ttype
ttypf
ttyq0
ttyq1
ttyq2
ttyq3
ttyq4
ttyq5
ttyq6
ttyq7
ttyq8
ttyq9
ttyqa
ttyqb
ttyqc
ttyqd
ttyqe
ttyqf
ttyr0
ttyr1
ttyr2
ttyr3
ttyr4
ttyr5
ttyr6
ttyr7
ttyr8
ttyr9
ttyra
ttyrb
ttyrc
ttyrd
ttyre
ttyrf
ttys0
ttyS0
ttys1
ttyS1
ttys2
ttyS2
ttys3
ttyS3
ttys4
ttyS4
ttys5
ttyS5
ttys6
ttyS6
ttys7
ttyS7
ttys8
ttys9
ttysa
ttysb
ttysc
ttysd
ttyse
ttysf
urandom
usbdev1.1_ep00
usbdev1.1_ep81
usbdev1.4_ep00
usbdev1.4_ep81
usbdev2.1_ep00
usbdev2.1_ep81
usbdev3.1_ep00
usbdev3.1_ep81
usbdev4.1_ep00
usbdev4.1_ep81
usbdev5.1_ep00
usbdev5.1_ep81
vcs
vcs1
vcs10
vcs2
vcs3
vcs4
vcs5
vcs6
vcs7
vcsa
vcsa1
vcsa10
vcsa2
vcsa3
vcsa4
vcsa5
vcsa6
vcsa7
watchdog
xconsole
zero

/media:
EDIT: When I right click the DVD under my computer, it tells me that the location is

/media (system)
mountpoint: /media/ ???????

Last edited by lonecrow; 01-04-2007 at 08:39 PM.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 09:09 PM   #4
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Your /dev lists these cd/dvd devices:

cdrom
cdrecorder
dvd

So, add these lines to your fstab (taken from my SusSE 9.3 fstab):

/dev/cdrom /media/cdrom subfs noauto,fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/cdrecorder /media/cdrecorder subfs noauto,fs=cdfss,rw,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/dvd /media/dvd subfs noauto,fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0

Then create the mount points in /media

mkdir cdrom
mkdir cdrecorder
mkdir dvd

Then reboot to see if that works.
 
Old 01-05-2007, 12:22 AM   #5
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OpenSuse 10.2 doesnt need you to add a complex line into FSTAB

Place a DVD in your DVD drive

Open Your Computer
KDE has an Icon called
Storage Media

system:/media

you will see your DVD disc there
it will be the same name as the disk

it will be quietly loaded/mounted for you in /media/[name of Disc]
 
Old 01-05-2007, 03:53 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by carl0ski
OpenSuse 10.2 doesnt need you to add a complex line into FSTAB

Place a DVD in your DVD drive

Open Your Computer
KDE has an Icon called
Storage Media

system:/media

you will see your DVD disc there
it will be the same name as the disk

it will be quietly loaded/mounted for you in /media/[name of Disc]
No, this is what Im talking about, I need the path of it, because I want to point a program to it. And it is not /media/[name of Disc] ...
 
Old 01-05-2007, 05:22 PM   #7
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On my suse 10.0:
Code:
mount |grep dvd
/dev/hdd on /media/dvdrecorder type subfs (ro,nosuid,nodev,fs=cdfss,procuid,iocharset=utf8)
hth
 
Old 01-06-2007, 10:39 AM   #8
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Yeah but 10.2 is diffrent. It handles things at your place, which sucks... Anyways thanks everyone for trying... Guess it wasnt that stupid after all
 
Old 01-06-2007, 11:46 AM   #9
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One last try please:
Put the DVD in. Navigate to /dev/dvd. Are your files there?
 
Old 01-06-2007, 12:57 PM   #10
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um from the looks of your fstab
are you having trouble accessing your window drives?
 
Old 01-06-2007, 02:05 PM   #11
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Try searching the Suse documentation. I used to use Suse 10.1, and as I recall it did awfully weird things to mountpoints.
 
Old 01-06-2007, 02:22 PM   #12
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You can try to open the DVD by Konqueror then right-click on any folder (if any) and check Properties: look at "Mounted on:" to retrieve the path to the DVD.
 
Old 01-06-2007, 03:54 PM   #13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by tredegar
One last try please:
Put the DVD in. Navigate to /dev/dvd. Are your files there?
Nope

Quote:
um from the looks of your fstab
are you having trouble accessing your window drives?
Absolutely not... Why would I have a problem doing so?

Quote:
You can try to open the DVD by Konqueror then right-click on any folder (if any) and check Properties: look at "Mounted on:" to retrieve the path to the DVD.
Been there done that... tells me it under /media/ (system) ... WTF is that?

Quote:
I used to use Suse 10.1, and as I recall it did awfully weird things to mountpoints.
Indeed!

I dont really need that anymore, but its just by curiosity... If I ever need to boot in INIT3 forget it, I wont be able to browse my DVD drive.... pretty clever!
 
Old 01-06-2007, 04:32 PM   #14
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In 10.1, the media:// protocol always seemed to me as a way of making linux mountpoints into Windows drive letters. Perhaps in 10.2 Suse took this a step further, and tried to make the actual underlying mountpoints inaccessible, so that you could always think of them like a drive letter. Maybe check for hidden folder names?
 
Old 01-06-2007, 06:52 PM   #15
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Your guess is as good as mine! But it really is a wrong way of doing this coming from suse... I mean, they probably want to ease the tasks for those "windowers" wanting to give linux a try, but it just plain sucks. If they cant find a drive, then dont use linux at all... Anyways sorry for my rant :|
 
  


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