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Re: [No common CD-ROM drive was detected]

On Tue, 5 Feb 2008, Daniele Gratteri wrote:

> Finn Thain ha scritto:
> >
> > ISTR
> > # modprobe sr_mod
> >   
> Ok, I managed to copy the driver from floppy to the root filesystem in RAM and
> it is loaded when the installer looks for hardware. It gives the messages that
> can be seen in this little photo:
> http://www.webalice.it/gratteri/temp/cdrom.jpg
> (I wasn't able to save the debug info on floppy)
> The CD-ROM drives are recognized by the driver but it seems the system is not
> able to mount the disc, in whatever unit I put it.

It looks like the installer/cdrom-detect is looking for /dev/scd[01] when 
it should probably be looking for /dev/sr[01]. Maybe that changed between 
kernel versions -- I'm guessing. Anyway, I would try,

cd /dev
mknod scd0 b 11 0
mknod scd1 b 11 1


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