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Old 09-11-2003, 06:54 PM   #1
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2 cd drives


hi, i'm a to this board and to linux. i installed red hat linux 9.0. when i installed i had 1 cd-rom drive. and i'm trying to install a a cd-rw also. i've tried to mess with it, my red hat book not being much help. now i can't read (or write) either drive. does anyone have any idea how to fix it??
 
Old 09-11-2003, 07:41 PM   #2
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Can you post the output of the following commands:
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dmesg | grep -i rom
ls -l /dev/cdrom*
And the contents of the /etc/fstab file.
 
Old 09-11-2003, 08:40 PM   #3
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In addition to the above, you said the you were trying to install a cd-rw and that you were "messing" with it. What EXACTLY did you do?
 
  


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