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Old 01-19-2003, 09:48 PM   #1
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Help DVDRom detected as CDRom

I only have a DVDRom drive and it is detected only as a CDRom drive in Redhat8.0.

I have read somewhere in the forums to create a symlink to the actual dvd-rom and create a mount point.

Do I have to delete the mount point for the CDRom?
Old 01-19-2003, 10:46 PM   #2
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Well actually the real device is probably like /dev/hdc or similiar. Keeping it as /dev/cdrom as a symlink shouldn't harm anything. But if you want it referred to and linked to /dev/dvd you can create a link with the ln -s command.

ln -s /dev/hdX /dev/dvd

Where X is your actual device letter.


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