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Old 03-17-2008, 12:38 AM   #1
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Virtualbox not detecting cd/dvd drive

THis might have been covered before, but
I have a fedora 5 system. tried to install both these files:

It cannot see the CD/DVD drive. Have tried everything, but still no-go
Is it something to do with udev or the hardware?

Have run out of ideas
Thanking u
Old 03-17-2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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You didn't say in your post, so I'm going to address the obvious first. There is a check box to tell virtualbox to mount your cdrom drive, and if you want to use the physical drive or an iso image. Have you checked that ?

Old 03-17-2008, 11:55 PM   #3
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The host Drive is grayed out.
the iso image does not work is says:
Failed to register the CD/DVD
image /mnt/win_d/Fedora-8-i686.iso
Callee RC: 0x80004005
it does not with any iso image in any location. i.e any directory or file



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