Re: CD-ROM mount problems
On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, shock wrote:
> I've recently trashed a RH6.2 machine in favor of Debian Woody.
> This is an all SCSI machine, with a Plextor CD-RW. When I mount any CD,
> I get the following:
> # mount /cdrom
> mount: /dev/cdrom is not a block device
> /cdrom, through /etc/fstab, points to /dev/cdrom:
> # cat /etc/fstab | grep cdrom
> /dev/cdrom /cdrom iso9660 defaults,rw,user,noauto 0 0
> /dev/cdrom is a symlink to /dev/sr0:
> # ls -al /dev/cdrom
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Nov 27 02:41 /dev/cdrom -> sr0
> sr0 is recognized at boot-up:
> # dmesg | grep sr0
> Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0 at scsi0, channel 0, id 4, lun 0
> sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 32x/32x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
> Also, ISO9660 is compiled into the kernel.
> Any idea as to why I can't mount a CDROM?
/dev/sr0 doesn't exist, or has numbers other than 11,0
SCSI CD-ROM support is a module but isn't loaded. Try modprobe sr_mod (I