Re: F11 and CD Failure

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On Sun, 2009-10-04 at 06:48 -0500, Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> On Sun, 2009-10-04 at 15:09 +0400, Hiisi wrote:
> > 2009/10/4 Gregory P. Ennis <[email protected]>:
> > > 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.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Greg
> > >
> > 
> > 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
> 
> Craig
> 
> 
> -- 
> Craig,
> 
> Thanks for your asssitance.
> 
> I do not see anything in dmesg that stands out to me, here are the line
> items referencing the cdrom
> 
> ata2.00: ATAPI: TEAC CD-ROM CD-224E, 3.7C, max UDMA/33
> ata2.00: configured for UDMA/33
> scsi 1:0:0:0: CD-ROM            TEAC     CD-224E          3.7C PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
> sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
> Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20
> sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi CD-ROM sr0
> sr 1:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg1 type 5
> 
> My observation of fstab is the same as yours.  I am setting this machine
> up for a user that would not be able to use mount so the standard gui is
> what I am shooting for.
> 
> mount /dev/sr0 /media/cd
> 
> works fine for root but not the users account, and of course this is not gui.
> 
> Any ideas,
----
Try running (as root), the command...

lshal

find the section (probably near the top) that lists your CD drive and
post that here

Craig


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