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Originally posted by michaelk Can you view other data CDs besides the ones you have burned?
It doesn't matter what type of CD it is, the O/S doesn't want to read the contents -- it's almost as if the CD hasn't been mounted, except if I try to unmount the drive I get a message telling me that only root can unmount the drive.
I've tried rebooting and I've also logged in as root, it makes no difference. When I've tried to install new software with the software manager it repeatedly asks me to insert CD1, but refuses to acknowledge that the disc has been inserted.
Last edited by CarbonRods; 02-15-2004 at 08:03 AM.
Distribution: RH 6.2, Gen2, Knoppix,arch, bodhi, studio, suse, mint
this isn't an unusual problem, so don't go reinstalling or anything.
it's just an fstab entry or cdrom symlink problem.
a cdrom will typically be accessed using a device like /dev/cdrom, which
is just a link to your actual cdrom device, like /dev/hdc. generally to
burn cd's with a burner, stuff called ide-scsi and generic scsi is set up
for cdrecord to work. when this happens, the burner is no longer
accessible by it's old device. your burner software thatis working
somewhere has in it the device that it is using that works.
post back what your burning software is using as the device, and your
/etc/fstab, and the output of ls -l /dev/cdrom