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Old 11-02-2005, 10:05 AM   #1
adityadeva
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cannot bring up my cdwriter in vector 5.0 SOHO


My configuration is AMD ATHLON-XP 2100+ A7N266 motherboard. 256MB, RAM. 40GB, SAMSUNG HDD, LG-CDWRITER, AND SAMSUNG DVD drive.


the problem is thought vector is my main operating system. I cannot configure my LG CD Writer in it. The drive is not recognised by vector. not that initrd does not show it but, VASM does not recognise it. i even deleted /dev/hdc and recreated it using VASM. now i am desperate . any way to bring up this cdwriter. HDD is the recongnised drive.
 
Old 11-28-2005, 06:42 PM   #2
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I don't know how helpful this answer will be but are you logged in as root?

You have to enable CD burning in root before you can use the cd-r(w) drives in linux.
 
  


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