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Hello everyone, I have installed RHEL4 on my computer, which has a single harddrive, a DVD-Burner and a DVD-ROM (hda,hdc,hdd respectively). I recently changed from FC4 to RHEL4, and noticed that, when I put a DVD in my burner, it wouldn't read it. I thought this was odd, so i turned off my computer and checked the connection to the back of the device, and it's fine. I then reboot, and still it won't read the DVD.
So, I poke around to see what the problem may be, and I get the following:
# ls -l /dev/ | grep hd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Sep 8 15:35 cdrom -> hdd
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Sep 8 15:35 dvd -> hdd
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 3, 0 Sep 8 15:35 hda
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 3, 1 Sep 8 15:35 hda1
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 3, 2 Sep 8 15:35 hda2
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 3, 3 Sep 8 15:35 hda3
brw------- 1 jgrindal disk 22, 64 Sep 8 15:35 hdd
you'll notice the blatant absence of hdc. Is there anything that can be done with the OS, or does the problem lie with the cable and/or the device itself?