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Old 01-04-2004, 03:38 PM   #16
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Originally posted by Skyline
Actually - more specifically to your DVD Rom drive on hdd - simply add


to the append line in the Mandrake entry in lilo.conf - remember to run /sbin/lilo after adding this to lilo.conf - then

you need to create a new mount point for the dvd drive ie

mkdir /mnt/dvdrom

and make sure you put this as the mount point in the dvd entry in fstab - then reboot the computer.

your dmesg will probably then show your DVD Rom drive as


(have a quick look though - or post your dmesg again and I'll check the new device name for your dvd rom drive on hdd)

then simply use /dev/sr1 for both the device name in the dvd rom entry in /etc/fstab and the device path in kscd - then simply

chmod 777 /dev/sr1

in case of any permission issues
I get everything until the fstab part.

There is no such directory as /dev/sr1/ and when I put it in my KSCD, it says it can't open that.

This is what my fstab looks like (this fstab part is confusing me so much!)

/dev/hdb1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hdb7 /back2 ext3 defaults 1 2
none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0
/dev/hdb6 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
none /mnt/cdrom supermount dev=/dev/cdrom,fs=auto,ro,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850,umask=0 0 0
none /mnt/dvdrom supermount dev=/dev/sr1,fs=auto,ro,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,codepage=850,umask=0 0 0
none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=auto,--,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850,umask=0 0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs iocharset=iso8859-1,ro,umask=0 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/hdb5 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/hd auto user,iocharset=iso8859-1,kudzu,codepage=850,noauto,umask=0,exec 0 0

So now what am I doing wrong?
Old 01-04-2004, 08:06 PM   #17
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Originally posted by Micro420
Good news: It works!
bad news: No sound as my audio cable to my sound card is plugged into my DVD drive. It has to be plugged in there because I watch movies and stuff from my DVD driven.

So again, I still need my DVD-ROM drive to be the one that plays audio CD's, no my CD-RW as I get no sound.
Hey, these guys are giving you the info you need, but also, go to a computer store and buy another cable and plug your CD-ROM into the sound card also. There is almost certainly more than one connection. If you don't know where it is, look in your motherboard book. It will be in there. If you bought this comp somewhere and don't have a manual, go online to the company that makes your mobo and you'll be able to download one from there.


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