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Old 04-25-2006, 01:09 AM   #16
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yesterday this came back listing my cd drives, and now:

root@antel:~# cat /proc/dev/sys/cdrom/info
cat: /proc/dev/sys/cdrom/info: No such file or directory
Old 04-25-2006, 01:01 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by itzig
Here might be another clue: It's telling me those points don't exist, but they are there!?

root@wildblue:~# mount -t iso9660 dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
mount: special device dev/cdrom does not exist
root@wildblue:/dev# mount -t iso9660 dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom
mount: special device dev/hdc does not exist
root@wildblue:/dev# mount -t iso9660 dev/hdd /mnt/cdrom
mount: special device dev/hdd does not exist

Shouldn't that be:

root@wildblue:~# mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
root@wildblue:/dev# mount -t iso9660 hdc /mnt/cdrom
root@wildblue:/dev# mount -t iso9660 hdd /mnt/cdrom

Check your relational references. Notice the addition of the "/" before dev in the first command and the absent "dev/" in the last two. Could that be it? (Could also be a typo from when you wrote the post and I'm completely off. )
Old 04-28-2006, 12:43 AM   #18
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thanks for all the help!
Old 04-28-2006, 05:05 AM   #19
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You should look at the UDEV Primer

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