Re: How do I load CDRom driver?
On Sat, May 15, 1999 at 05:35:15PM -0500, Michelle Maria Coelho wrote:
> I read your article on command-line arguments at boot time and I was
> wondering if you or anyone else
> out there could perhaps help me out since you seem to be in the know of
> I have installed Debian Linux Version 2.x from floppies. I had no CDRom
> Drive at the time of installing.
> I bought a Matsushita IDE CDRom. How do I go about telling the kernel
> about it.
> I tried this, I don't know if it's the right thing to do:
> I ran modconf at root, and loaded cdrom module (Common utilities for
> CDRom drivers. Loaded
> So, now how do I access the CDRom drive? Is it /dev/?
Assuming it is the master drive on the secondary IDE interface, it will
be /dev/hdc. This should show up in the boot messages 'dmesg | less'.
Typically you mount it to /cdrom, 'mount -t iso9660 /dev/hdc /cdrom'.
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