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Old 10-11-2003, 09:36 PM   #31
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i would first try something like this:

ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/cdrom

and see if this works (leave fstab as is).
 
Old 10-11-2003, 10:22 PM   #32
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i would first try something like this:

ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/cdrom

and see if this works (leave fstab as is).
Already suggested in this same thread and attempted. No success.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 10:42 PM   #33
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no no. that was suggested before you made the changes to lilo.conf. The change was a crucial step in getting things to work again. What happened is that somehow lilo.conf got changed and lilo was run at some point which messed up a few settings.
 
Old 10-11-2003, 11:16 PM   #34
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no no. that was suggested before you made the changes to lilo.conf. The change was a crucial step in getting things to work again. What happened is that somehow lilo.conf got changed and lilo was run at some point which messed up a few settings.
Tried this again as suggested. Here are the results. No success again


bash-2.05b# rm /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/cdrom
mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr1 /dev/cdrom
ln: `/dev/cdrom': File exists
bash-2.05b# rm /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr1 /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/cdrom
mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
 
Old 10-11-2003, 11:17 PM   #35
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no no. that was suggested before you made the changes to lilo.conf. The change was a crucial step in getting things to work again. What happened is that somehow lilo.conf got changed and lilo was run at some point which messed up a few settings.
Tried again with no success. Here are the results:

bash-2.05b# rm /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr0 /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/cdrom
mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr1 /dev/cdrom
ln: `/dev/cdrom': File exists
bash-2.05b# rm /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# ln -s /dev/sr1 /dev/cdrom
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/cdrom
mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/sr1
mount: can't find /dev/sr1 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
bash-2.05b# mount /dev/sr0
mount: can't find /dev/sr0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
 
Old 10-11-2003, 11:28 PM   #36
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ok. Please do the following. Delete /var/log/messages and then reboot. Then post the contents of /var/log/messages.

I know you did this before but since the boot settings have changed, the output will be different and hopefully it says where your cdrom is to be found under /dev
 
  


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