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I'm running red hat 9 and I've been having trouble mounting my cd and DVD rom drives. Once I click on "cd rom" or "CD ROM 1" under the 'DISKS' menu, I hear the drives spinning up but am unable to browse their contents(all i see is a blank window with the device name in the title bar). Infact, my DVD drive produces an alternating sound as though it were spinning up and then spinning down repeatedly. Also, I noticed a lot of hard drive activity while this goes on. On a couple of occasions I managed to browse a cd by ejecting it and putting it back in again. I am clueless as to what's going on....can someone please help me out? I dont think the problem is with my drives since they work fine under Win 2k. Thanks in advance for any help !
my system info:
Dual Boot of Red Hat 9 and Win 2k
512 megs RAM