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Old 12-27-2004, 04:18 AM   #1
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/dev/cdrom is not a valid block device

I have inserted CD in CD-ROM drive and run mount /mnt/cdrom, but got an answer:
/dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
Old 12-27-2004, 05:29 AM   #2
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If you're running suse linux, edit /etc/fstab and instead of /dev/cdrom, change it to /media/cdrom.


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