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Old 01-12-2005, 11:18 PM   #1
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hdc wont mount


Hey all,

I am running gentoo 2004.3 on my ibm x31. I am trying to mount the cd rw drive, but am not having any luck. DMESG says I the cd drive is hdc but when I try i get - mount: special device /dev/hdc does not exist

Any ideas?

eh. Tanks fo schoolin da noob ya.
 
Old 01-12-2005, 11:29 PM   #2
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try typing this in:

mknod /dev/hdc b 22 0
 
Old 01-13-2005, 12:51 PM   #3
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thanks; however, i get the following error now:

mount: /dev/hdc is not a valid block device
 
  


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