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Old 01-01-2004, 10:51 PM   #16
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i know, the thread starter is using RH.
 
Old 01-01-2004, 10:52 PM   #17
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it seems there is no data in the device filles ???? hmm...
 
Old 01-01-2004, 10:53 PM   #18
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yah I noticed the orignal was redhat after too.. although I thought that if others have the same issue on other distros as many fixes as posible would be useful
 
Old 01-01-2004, 11:02 PM   #19
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and I at times like to see myself type
 
Old 02-16-2004, 05:56 AM   #20
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mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device

Could someone please help. OS: Linux 8.0
I am unable to access my CD ROM.

1. First message is "Nautilus was unable to mount the volume. There is probably no media in the device." once I press "Details" button I get the following error "mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device "

2. my cat /etc/fstab

LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/boot /boot ext3 defaults 1 2
none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
/dev/hda3 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
/dev/hdd4 /mnt/zip auto noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0

3. [root@localhost root]# ls -l /dev/cdrom
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 8 Feb 16 18:37 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/xxx

4.[root@localhost root]# mount /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom
mount: block device /dev/hdc is write-protected, mounting read-only
mount: No medium found ( device C is the only time i hear its reading the disk inside)

5.[root@localhost root]# /dev/hdc /cdrom iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0 0
bash: /dev/hdc: Permission denied

Please help in step by step with the required command lines. Many Thanks
 
  


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