F-18 CDROM problem -
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Sat Mar 16 09:02:42 UTC 2013
On 03/16/13 16:42, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA wrote:
> On 15/03/13 20:00, Bob Goodwin - Zuni, Virginia, USA wrote:
>> I installed an "optical drive" in this F-18/64 XFCE computer and it is apparently recognized by several applications however I don't see an icon come up on the desktop when I put a cdrom in the drive. The same disk works as expected in a similar F-18 computer.
>> When I put the disk in the drive the light flickers for a while and then stops, no icon appears, and it is reluctant to eject.
>> [bobg at box10 ~]$ ll /dev/sg1
>> crw-rw----+ 1 root cdrom 21, 1 Mar 16 2013 /dev/sg1
>> I don't know how to troubleshoot this so any help is appreciated.
> Another indication, I get:
> [root at box10 bobg]# mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/sg1 /mnt/cdrom
> mount: /dev/sg1 is not a block device
> I suppose the drive could be defective but I would like to know I'm doing everything right before I pursue that path.
What does "ls -l /dev | grep cdrom" show? On all of my the cdrom is /dev/sr0 which is a block device.
>From now on, at least during winter time, Im going to blame all spelling an grammar erros on the cat sitting on my chest every time I sit down at the computer....
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