Originally Posted by biophysics
The drives are NAMED without any numeral at the end.
sda and hda (may be hdb) are hard disks and hdc is generally CD/DVD drive.
Try eject /dev/hdc
You can also try:
sudo hwinfo --cd (to see if ur CD drive is detected properly)
Was trying to be "simple".
Of course the drives are named and the numbers are partitioned.
$ sudo hwinfo --cd
16: IDE 01.0: 10602 CD-ROM (DVD)
[Created at block.222]
Unique ID: iqvy.SOnFJJaE3ZA
Parent ID: JCE+.NRDLqS7N7VC
SysFS ID: /block/hdb
SysFS BusID: 0.1
SysFS Device Link: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:02.5/ide0/0.1
Hardware Class: cdrom
Model: "PHILIPS DVDR1628P1"
Driver: "SIS_IDE", "ide-cdrom"
Driver Modules: "sis5513", "ide_cd"
Device File: /dev/hdb
Device Files: /dev/hdb, /dev/cdrom, /dev/disk/by-id/ata-PHILIPS_DVDR1628P1_DM100522007922, /dev/disk/by-path/pci-0000:00:02.5-ide-0:1
Device Number: block 3:64
Size: 3819044864 sectors a 512 bytes
Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown
Attached to: #4 (IDE interface)
So its detected!