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Old 06-03-2003, 10:55 PM   #1
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Parallel CD-ROM


How do I get a floppy disk based installation of Linux (like Tomsrtbt or the Mandrake install images) to recongnize a parallel port CD-ROM? ...or do I have a bum or misconfigured CD-ROM?
 
Old 06-04-2003, 06:13 PM   #2
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I bet my CD-ROM's a dud, or I hadn't figured out how to use it under Linux or something. Is that it? (I find I often have to bump my threads up to get a decent amount of replies).
 
Old 06-04-2003, 06:59 PM   #3
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Haven't tried it, but it seems that you'll need the pcd module.
modprobe pcd
mount /dev/pcd0 /mnt/cdrom
 
  


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