Re: cdrom mounting problems
On Wed, 23 Apr 1997, Igor Grobman wrote:
> I am trying to help my friend install debian. He is getting the following
> error when dselect tries to mount his cdrom:
> mount: /dev/hdd has wrong major or minor number
> unable to mount /dev/hdd on /var/lib/dpkg/methods/mnt
> type iso9660
> Anyone know what major/minor number mean?
This numbers are used to identify a device in the system. Every device
has its own major and minor numbers.
Check if your /dev/hdd has the following major and minor numbers (ls
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 22, 64 May 8 1995 /dev/hdd
If not, you can use the MAKEDEV command do correct this (see the man
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