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Old 04-06-2005, 07:07 PM   #1
TheBelush
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Can't mount data cds in FC3


Whenever I try to load a data cd (But audio cds still will work) via cli or gui I get the following error:
/dev/hda: Input/output error
mount: block device /dev/hda is write-protected, mounting read-only
/dev/hda: Input/output error
mount: I could not determine the filesystem type, and none was specified

Until earlier today while fiddling around with Age of Empires 2 in Cedega data cds were automatically mounted and a icon appeared on my desktop, I found a command that allows me to mount a cd via root in the terminal but that isn't much of a solution.

Here's my fstab:

Code:
# This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol00 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
LABEL=/boot             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
none                    /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
none                    /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
none                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
none                    /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
/dev/VolGroup00/LogVol01 swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
/dev/hdb                /media/cdrom            auto    pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
/dev/hda                /media/cdrecorder       auto    pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
/dev/fd0                /media/floppy1          auto    pamconsole,exec,noauto,managed 0 0
EDIT: Now that I've tried a bunch of other cds it seems that it's just certain discs that won't load like my PS1 backups and my EverQuest cd (A original). The EverQuest cd gives me a different error message:
mount: block device /dev/hda is write-protected, mounting read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda,
or too many mounted file systems

I know these cds are just fine, they work just fine on my Windows computer and my PS2. Why is Linux having trouble reading just these particular discs? I had no such problems with them when I was running SuSE 9.1

Last edited by TheBelush; 04-06-2005 at 09:21 PM.
 
Old 04-07-2005, 09:56 AM   #2
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Try a few things for diagnostics and post the output.

1) From the command prompt with the “bad” CD in the CD-RW drive:

#umount /media/cdrecorder
#mount -t auto /dev/hda /media/cdrecorder

This assumes that /media/cdrecorder exists. If not, us mkdir to create it or something like /mnt/cd.

2) Try the same thing in the (other) CD-ROM drive.
 
  


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