Re: SparcStation 1 w/ Debian boot prob.
> On Mar 26, Michael Hoye scratched in indelible ink :
> Hah! I now have a computer, where before I only had a doorstop! Success is
whoo hoo! Good on ya!
> For my next question - once I'm in Debian, how do I go about mounting a
> SCSI CD? The "mount /cdrom" you'd expect to work, fstab having the right
> info in it, tells me that the device is "not present", or something to
> that effect. I've got a cdrom in /dev/, I've got an entry in fstab, and
> yes, the thing is turned on. Any suggestions?
You sure you have a CD in the drive? It's been known to happen, speaking from
experience... or, /dev/cdrom should be a symlink to your scsi cd device.
beowulf~> ls -l /dev/cdrom
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Jul 20 2000 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/scd0
scd0 being the scsi cdrom drive with the lowest ID number.
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