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Old 11-03-2003, 03:47 PM   #1
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Question Help with cdrom


wuz up everybody, I'm a total newbie to linux, and I just installed RF 9.0 and I got one slight problem with my cdrom..when I'm trying to do something with cdrom it says mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/cdrom

or too many mounted file systems

And when I'm trying to use the cdrom as a normal user not a root my cdrom it's openin' and does't want to close hm any one know wuz up with that?

Please Help!
 
Old 11-03-2003, 05:29 PM   #2
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few questions:

what type of media are you trying to access - data or audio

did you mount the cdrom? (does RH have some kind of automount utility?)
 
Old 11-03-2003, 06:54 PM   #3
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I was trying to access both, data n audio, when look at the cdrom it says no autorun...beafore I was using RH 8 and everything was fine with RH 9 floppy and everything else is working fine except the cdrom...thank u 4 the reply

Ps. when I'm trying to mount the cdrom I'm just getting a big yellow lock on the icon of cdrom...beside's I dont even see my cdrom icon on my desktop

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Old 11-03-2003, 08:19 PM   #4
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Concerning audio CDs, you do not need to mount them.
Simply load your favorite player and open the directory. You should see them.

First, let's see if your CD-ROM was detected correctly.
Open a Console window, login as root using su -
and type:
Code:
dmesg | grep -i rom
Hopefully, you will see your CD-ROM attached to a device. (for example -> hdc: LG CD-RW)

The /dev/cdrom is a soft link pointing to the actual device.
Make sure that this link points to the device shown using the previous command.
Type:
Code:
ls -sla /dev/cdrom*
Also, in the /etc/fstab, you should have an entry for your CD-ROM.
Code:
/dev/cdrom              /mnt/cdrom              udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
 
Old 11-03-2003, 10:15 PM   #5
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From the command that u gave me (dmesg | grep -i rom) I got
hdc: SAMSUNG CD-R/RW DRIVE SW-208F, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12

And from the second one (ls -sla /dev/cdrom) I got
0 lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Nov 3 19:18 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/scd0

and the last one I dont even have a dri called fstab

so what should I do?
and thnak u for the help.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 11:26 PM   #6
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Originally posted by acidjesus
and the last one I dont even have a dri called fstab

so what should I do?
and thnak u for the help.
yeah there should be a small text file called fstab located in /etc. this tells Red Hat what to mount at startup (you NEED to have this and if you are able to start your computer you do have it, without it i don't think your / will mount, which means yeah you don't have... stuff) anyways if you look in that file there should be a part as described above, if there isn't add it.
 
Old 11-07-2003, 02:43 AM   #7
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try this, this should work
with the -t option while mounting ... i.e., use the mount command as follows
mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
 
Old 11-08-2003, 07:30 PM   #8
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Linux has detected your CD-ROM.

Look at the grub.conf file located in /boot/grub/
In this file, you should have one (or more lines) that look like this.
Code:
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.20-20.9 ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
Make sure you have hdc=ide-scsi
 
Old 11-11-2003, 11:32 AM   #9
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thanx for the information
 
  


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