Re: Problem with g-v-m
On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 02:41:04PM +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-12-27 at 14:34 +0100, Sjoerd Simons wrote:
> > On Mon, Dec 27, 2004 at 01:57:14PM +0100, Anders Magnusson wrote:
> > > Got a little further with #2.
> > >
> > > I had an old parameter in lilo.conf (append="hdb=ide-scsi") and after
> > > removing that i can get a /dev/hdb with ide_cd.
> > >
> > > g-v-m still doesn't mount it though, my entry in fstab looks like this:
> > > /dev/hdb /mnt/cdrom iso9660 ro,user,noauto 0
> > > 0
> > Are you in group plugdev ?
> Yes. And cdrom and disk.
Uhm, is this on a dell laptop ? It probably is, because afaik dell is the only
vendor to sell crap that has both the harddisk and the cdrom driver on the same
Hal is configured to not poll the cdrom for media on certain dell laptops,
because it kills the ide performance.
an explanation of why it kills performance.
PS: You really really don't want a normal user in group disk ever!
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