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Every time i've tried to install software packages straight off of my mandrake 9.1 CD - my comp ends up freezing. (all software i've tried has done this - and whenever i try to access the drive w/any type of cd it freezes as well) When I boot up, it detects the drive and mounts it - it's a samsung dvd rom. I"m thinking that maybe the fact that it's a dvd rom could be part of the problem.
Anyone else have this problem before? Or know of a fix?
Any help is appreciated!
Last edited by DeadlySin3; 05-07-2003 at 06:07 AM.
It may be due to the attempt to use scsi emulation on the drive. You have a few choices:
1. Turn off supermount on this drive in your /etc/fstab file;
2. Stop scsi emulation on this drive in your lilo.conf file
I'd personally turn off supermount. What this will mean though is that you will need to manually mount the disc each time you want to access it.