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Old 02-16-2002, 02:34 PM   #1
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Exclamation Cd-rom wont mount!

Right I have 2 problems. I have just bought Linux Redhat 7.2 as ive finaly got fed up of windows unreliability. Unfortunatly Linux wont let me mount my cd-rom drive it just says ''mount:dev/cdrom is an invalid block device" I got the cd-rom working a previous time when I installed it, but it wont work now. Also with windows I used to use msn messenger, is there a linux version available?

Old 02-16-2002, 02:37 PM   #2
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might want to search this site about the invalid block device.. asked a couple of days ago a couple of different times with members..
as for the msn, you can use GAIM or LMME which is a command line interface.. there is also another that is just for MSN but can't think of the site.. but your best one to use is GAIM..
Old 02-16-2002, 11:09 PM   #3
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Try running as root depmod -ae and see if that fixes the cdrom problem.


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