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Re: Problems finding CD-rom



On Tue, May 11, 2004 at 10:00:52PM +0200, Thomas De Groote said
> Hey all,
> 
> I have a debian box with 2 HDs installed in raid-0 (hda and hdb). I wanted
> to read from the CD-ROM drive, but when I use /dev/hdc it gives the
> following error:
> mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
> (lrwxrwxrwx  1 root root    8 Sep 26  2003 /dev/cdrom -> /dev/hdc)
> mount: /dev/hdc is not a valid block device
> eject: unable to find or open device for: `/dev/hdc'
> 
> 
> Is there any way to find out how to use the CD drive ?

dmesg | grep -i cd

that should say which the kernel thinks is a cd rom device.  If you're
using ide-scsi, you'll need to look through the output of dmesg and see
where it was remapped to, too.

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