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Old 07-30-2003, 07:02 AM   #1
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Question cd rom


hi, i've a problem mounting my 2 cdrom. I use slackware9, and i have 2 cdrom devices. in the /etc/fstab there is only one line for cdrom, so i write the missing one for the second cdrom, i created the /mnt/cdrom2 and #mount -a to read the fstab. It doesn't work, in the /dev there's no file for /cdrom2
any idea

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Old 07-30-2003, 07:08 AM   #2
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/dev/cdrom will only be a symlink for ease of reading it.... it will probably point to /dev/hdc, and your new device will probably be /dev/hdd, either create that symlink or just use the original IDE device block.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 07:15 AM   #3
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i don't understand. how does linux work?
I have my cdrom second device, i add a line to /etc/fstab and the for the system the second cdrom exists?
 
Old 07-30-2003, 09:32 AM   #4
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/dev/hda is primary master
/dev/hdb is primary slave
/dev/hdc is secondary master
/dev/hdd is secondary slave
/dev/cdrom is just a link to one of them.
 
Old 07-30-2003, 09:35 AM   #5
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If your 2nd cdrom is connected on secondary slave, it would be /dev/hdd. The line for it in fstab would probably look like this:
/dev/hdd /mnt/cdrom2 iso9660 noauto,users 0 0
This assumes that the folder /mnt/cdrom2 exists.
 
  


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