F11 and CD Failure
Daniel B. Thurman
dant at cdkkt.com
Tue Oct 6 01:18:48 UTC 2009
On 10/04/2009 04:25 AM, Craig White wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-10-04 at 15:09 +0400, Hiisi wrote:
>> 2009/10/4 Gregory P. Ennis <PoMec at pomec.net>:
>>> I've just installed F11 on a small dell machine that had been running
>>> FC8. Everything installed ok except it does not mount the CD when I
>>> place one in the drive. I used the CD drive during the install of F11
>>> so I know the drive works, and I can use the CD I am trying to mount in
>>> other machines so I know the problem is not the CD.
>>> I have checked the message logs and found the boot process recognizes
>>> the CD see below :
>>> Oct 4 04:47:27 Co09 kernel: ata2.00: ATAPI: TEAC CD-ROM CD-224E, 3.7C,
>>> max UDMA/33
>>> Oct 4 04:47:27 Co09 kernel: ata2.00: configured for UDMA/33
>>> Oct 4 04:47:27 Co09 kernel: scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM TEAC
>>> CD-224E 3.7C PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
>>> Oct 4 04:47:27 Co09 kernel: sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x cd/rw
>>> xa/form2 cdda tray
>>> Oct 4 04:47:27 Co09 kernel: Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
>>> When I try to manually mount /dev/cdrom I get an error message that
>>> there is no entry in fstab or mtab
>>> Have any of you had this problem, and can you give me some pointers.
>> Check your /etc/fstab
>> Mine have appropriate line in it:
>> /dev/cdrom /media/cd auto ro,user,noauto,unhide 0 0
>> Try 'man fstab' in case of any questions.
> fedora hasn't put entries for CD drives into fstab for quite a long time
> and I suspect that this entry above was either carried through many
> updates or as a solution found by some search.
> Are you trying this inside of a GUI - if so, it should just automount
> for the 'user' when the user inserts the CD. If it does not automount
> when inserted, typing 'dmesg' (as root) should give you some clues at
> the end of the output.
> If you are doing this without a GUI and perhaps in say runlevel 3, then
> try from command line...
> mkdir /media/cd
> mount /dev/sr0 /media/cd
> and see what happens
# mkdir /media/cd
# mount /dev/sd0 /media/cd
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
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