Re: No cdrom device
On 2011-12-29 11:10:52 -0500, email@example.com wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 28, 2011 11:37:15 PM Bill Marcum wrote:
> > In gmane.linux.debian.user, you wrote:
> > > lshw output in my case has no *cdrom entry at all. I rebooted, opened
> > > the tray manually, inserted a Knoppix disk and set the BIOS to boot off
> > > the cdrom drive. No luck - booted from the hard drive.
> > That sounds like a hardware problem with the cdrom drive.
> No, it wasn't a hardware problem. After much travail with udev, modprobe,
> interrupts, etc. and leariing more about dmesg output than I care to know, I
> thought - well, no sr0? Then make one!
> touch /dev/sr0
> chown root:disk /dev/sr0
> chmod 660 /dev/sr0
You shouldn't need to do that manually. There's something broken
on your system.
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