Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 111723
Could not mount cdrom /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:34 EST
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Description of problem:
When attempting to mount a cdrom under kernel 2.6.0-11test the
following error is return:
/dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
The drive worked with all tested 2.4 kernels.
In dmesg the drive is found and id'ed correctly
hdd: Hewlett-Packard CD-Writer Plus 9100, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
grub is correctly set by 2.4kernel standards
title Fedora Core (2.6.0-0.test11.1.99)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.6.0-0.test11.1.99 ro root=LABEL=/ hdd=ide-scsi
(word wrap in bugzilla is throwing off grup.config apperance)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.boot to kernel 2.6.0-test11
2.mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
Actual Results: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
Expected Results: cdrom mount on /mnt/cdrom
using latest release of -test11 kernel
for 2.6 you need to drop the "ide-scsi" part (and maybe fix up the
Removing the ide=scsi fixed the problem--thanks
i have the same problem! how do i remove the ide=scsi and where ?
thanx a lot
See /boot/grub/grub.conf, the first paragraph that starts with
'title', and the line in that paragraph that starts with 'kernel'.
Near the end of the line, you should see 'ide=scsi'. Delete that,
save, and reboot.
This bug can be closed.