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Old 09-12-2004, 07:00 PM   #1
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/dev/cdrom constantly linked to /dev/hdd


Not sure why, but whenever I boot, /dev/cdrom is linked to /dev/hdd, overwriting my existing link to /dev/hdc and completely abolishing my /dev/cdrom2 link to /dev/hdd

Anyone know why this does this?
 
Old 09-12-2004, 08:36 PM   #2
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/dev/cdrom maybe being connected automatically through a startup script. look int /etc for init or similar ( haven't used slack in ages so I can't rember where there kept exactly. )

The fact that cdrom2 is gone is strange.
 
Old 09-12-2004, 08:40 PM   #3
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are you using an automounter??
post your /etc/fstab.........
 
Old 09-13-2004, 05:39 PM   #4
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/etc/fstab:
Quote:
rob@4300:~$ cat /etc/fstab
/dev/hde1 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hde3 / reiserfs defaults 1 1
/dev/hde2 /var reiserfs defaults 1 2
/dev/hde5 /home reiserfs defaults 1 2
/dev/hda2 /mnt/win-c ntfs umask=000,ro 1 0
/dev/hda8 /mnt/win-d ntfs umask=000,ro 1 0
/dev/hda5 /mnt/win-e ntfs umask=000,ro 1 0
/dev/hda6 /mnt/win-f ntfs umask=000,ro 1 0
/dev/hda7 /mnt/win-g ntfs umask=000,ro 1 0
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660,udf noauto,ro,users 0 0
/dev/cdrom2 /mnt/cdrom2 subfs fs=cdfss,noauto,ro,users 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb1 subfs fs=floppyfss,users,rw 0 0
/dev/sdb1 /mnt/usb2 subfs fs=floppyfss,users,rw 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy subfs fs=floppyfss,rw 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
I hope it isn't submount....

Edit: I changed /dev/cdrom2's line so that it's not using submount, but there's still no change of effect. Perhaps this is a 2.6.8.1 issue that just has gotten overlooked? What I could do is change my fstab line from /dev/cdrom and /dev/cdrom2 to the actual devices, but this is just a work-around, and might not work for playing DVD's with other programs.

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Old 09-15-2004, 03:11 PM   #5
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Okay, I found out what it is, basically:

/dev/cdrom is linked to /dev/hdd every time I boot into 2.6.8.1
/dev/dvd is linked to /dev/hdc every time I boot into 2.6.8.1

/dev/cdrom is linked to /dev/hdc every time I boot into 2.4.27
/dev/cdrom2 is linked to /dev/hdd every time I boot into 2.4.27

I still don't get why the link is completely removed in 2.6.8.1 (the /dev/cdrom2 link), but I guess if I just change my linking system in 2.4.27 they should be parallel.
 
Old 09-24-2004, 12:24 AM   #6
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It probably has something to do with udev, I'm having the same problem with a cd-rw and a dvd-rom. Look in /etc/udev/ and see if you can rework some of the scripts.
 
Old 09-24-2004, 01:51 PM   #7
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I've just given up on the 2.6 kernel for a while, again.... For now I'll just stick with 2.4.27 so I can burn cds again.
 
  


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