Re: can't install base system/cdrom won't mount
I have noticed this too, I investigated and found NO /dev/sr0 or /dev/sr1 - makes the link from /dev/cdrom => sr0 a bit hard, glad to see it has been fixed :)
On Tue, 03 Feb 2004 21:55:38 -0500
Hank <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> alan maxwell wrote:
> > trying to install woody on mac 68k. everything goes well with
> > installation until i get to " installing the base system "
> > i choose cdrom for location of the files and get a "cdrom failed to
> > mount " error. i used the shell to try to mount the cdrom using
> > " mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/sr0 /cdrom " ( from o'reilly's debian
> > linux book ) but that didn't work. i did a google and read the faqs
> > but couldn't find anything.
> > any suggestions ?
> > thanks.
> > Here's a quote from Christian Steigies' site.
> > http://people.debian.org/~cts/debian-m68k/woody/
> > You can download his fixed boot floppies, or just use the fix outlined
> > below.
> > Hank
> > # /dev/sr (and scd) are missing in the (Amiga, Atari, Mac,
> > VME?) installer
> > This has been fixed in boot-floppies 3.0.24.
> > Download the fixed rootamiga.bin, rootmac.bin, rootatari.bin, ... and
> > use that instead of root.bin. Alternatively you could create the
> > missing device files by hand. Switch to the second console (Alt-F2 on
> > Amiga), activate the shell (RETURN) and:
> > cd /dev ; mknod scd0 b 11 0 ; ln -s scd0 sr0 ; mknod scd1 b 11 1 ; ln
> > -s scd1 sr1
> > Switch back to the installer (Alt-F1 on Amiga)
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