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Ok I looked at a post that was submitted a while ago and had problems. It had basically told me to link /dev/scd0 to /dev/cdrw or /dev/cdrom1. Well I tried that last week and puked my links. Since I am not savy enough I just reinstalled (that would be reinstall number 50 in my linux experience). So what I did is said "What the heck" (yeah I acutally said that) and tried to do this:
mount /dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom
Well guess what happened....
I heard the cdrw read the disk and POOF!
Right to the prompt with no error.
So.... I linked my cdrw to /dev/scd0 /dev/cdrw and my dvd to /dev/hdd /dev/dvd.
Then I had to verify....
And it blew up in my face. So I tried to specify a file system.
Still no go...
Then I remembered this isn't windows lol
I went into a handy dandy utility called linuxconf.
Under that utility there is an area called File Systems and yet another setting called Access Local Drive. This is where I get real proud of myself. I changed the device and mount settings for my drives there and it asks me (in submission to my awesome newbie powers ) if I want to create the mount files since they weren't there. Sure, why not. It will even autodetect the file system (I think) because the file system field says auto. Now it works like magic. I am extremely grateful to this site and will continue to come here as well as refer it to as many people as I can but unfortunately I can't convert the world... but I'll work on it.
Last edited by dfctve_end_user; 12-24-2002 at 10:50 PM.
I looked to see what was in /etc/sysconfig/hwconf on mine because I can't burn cd's in any other program except kisocd. I am trying to use gtoaster to burn data and audio cd's and I get i/o errors and such.
I am beginning to think it can't be done.
Here is part of the error messages I am getting. If you know of I way I can pipe it to cat I will do that and just copy and paste to the site:
cdrecord WARNING: Track size unknown. Data may not fit on disk.