On Mon, 26 Mar 2001 23:43:12 +0800, Jean-Paul Blaquiere writes: >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. >eg >beowulf~> ls -l /dev/cdrom >lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 9 Jul 20 2000 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/scd0 at least on elder systems i've seen the alternative dev-entries /dev/sr<n>; the canonical source says: "11 char Raw keyboard device 0 = /dev/kbd Raw keyboard device The raw keyboard device is used on Linux/SPARC only. block SCSI CD-ROM devices 0 = /dev/sr0 First SCSI CD-ROM 1 = /dev/sr1 Second SCSI CD-ROM ... The prefix /dev/scd instead of /dev/sr has been used as well, and might make more sense." so go and look out for a block device with major 11 and minor 0, whatever it's called :-) az  short of the source itself of course  /usr/src/linux/Documentation/devices.txt -- + Alexander Zangerl + email@example.com + www.snafu.priv.at + + DSA 0x42BD645D + (RSA 0x5B586291) + sysadmin, biker, climber, weirdo + Q. how many hackers does it take to screw in a light bulb? A. Huh?...What? Oh, it's dark in here?
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