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Re: /dev/cdrom on PowerMac 7500/100?

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 09:31:55AM -0500, Paul F. Pearson wrote:
> WHen I installed Potato, I didn't have a CD in the drive, and now I don't
> have a /dev/cdrom. I remember that the command to is something like mknod.
> What would the correct parameters be for the cdrom?

/dev/cdrom is a symlink not a device node.

you need to symlink /dev/cdrom to your real cdrom device.

if its IDE its probably /dev/hdc or /dev/hde.

if scsi it will be /dev/scd0

cd /dev/
ln -s scd0 cdrom

Ethan Benson

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