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Re: asynchronus device / not block device

"Del Campo, Damian" wrote:
> I installed debian potato to a SS2 off of a CDrom. When the installation
> reboots and starts the package installation, it can't mount the CDrom.
> It says that the CDrom is "not a block device". What does this mean?
> Figuring that maybe my CD rom is problem, I watched all the startup messages
> and noticed that all my hard drives get listed as "syhchronus device"s and
> then it shows their bandwidth whereas my CD rom says its "asynchronus". Is
> this correct ?

This is fine.  What does /dev/cdrom point to?


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