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Old 05-30-2003, 05:47 PM   #16
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In one x terminal, monitor your log real time
Code:
[phil@uilleann phil]$ su -
Password: 
[root@uilleann root]# tail -f /var/log/messages
Mount a cd in /mnt/cdrom1 and see if you can spot something before it locks.

I used Redhat 9.0 for 3 days and went back to 7.3. It would be locked up when I woke up in the mornings and I never could find out what it was.

Last edited by fancypiper; 05-30-2003 at 05:50 PM.
 
Old 05-30-2003, 08:58 PM   #17
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The Log picks up nothing.
 
Old 05-30-2003, 09:07 PM   #18
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I would submit a bug report to Redhat's bug reporting site on it. Something is certainly screwy. I think you have it configured right. I don't know why anaconda (the install) or kudzu (the hardware boot probe/configure tool) didn't pick it up and configure it correctly.

I think the latest greatest release is always buggy at first.

I have had the least bugs with my Gentoo distro, even though it is more bleedin' edge than the distros.

I always wait a couple of releases and lurk the bbs about them before I try them. I thought I would give the latest rh and drake and quickly went back to the working ones.
 
Old 08-03-2003, 12:32 AM   #19
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I really think it's a bug in the kernel. I have the same problem. When I try to mount it hangs the whole system. Even the sysrq+alt+b key does not work.
Any help out threre?

CDRW Samsung
AMD K6-2
Using RH9, Just upgraded from RH8

Using LILO as bootloader:

----- lilo.conf -----
append="hdc=ide-scsi nopnp pci=biosirq mem=nopentium"
----------------------

--- modules.conf ------
options ide-cd ignore=hdc # tell the ide-cd module to ignore hdc
alias scd0 sr_mod # load sr_mod upon access of scd0
pre-install sg modprobe ide-scsi # load ide-scsi before sg
pre-install sr_mod modprobe ide-scsi # load ide-scsi before sr_mod
pre-install ide-scsi modprobe ide-cd # load ide-cd before ide-scsi
-----------------------------

---- /dev -------
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root 4 Jun 30 2002 /dev/cdrom -> scd0
-------------------

---- fstab -------
/dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom auto ro,noauto,user,exec 0 0
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