Bug 149597 - No CD/DVD detected at boot after installation is done
No CD/DVD detected at boot after installation is done
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: udev (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2005-02-24 07:16 EST by Fredrik Jonsson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-26 03:46:21 EST
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Description Fredrik Jonsson 2005-02-24 07:16:58 EST
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CLR 1.0.3705; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Description of problem:
Installing Fedora 3 or RedHat Enterprise AS 4 works fine from all 4 
After installation when login there is no CD/DVD. And I can not mount 

CD/DVD - hdc.
hda, hdb, hdd - Hard Drives

I have no CD/DVD/hcd in dmesg. So it seems like the CD/DVD is not 
detected at boot by the system.

I have a LG DVD-RW with dubbel capacity.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Log in
2. Put in a CD (any)
3. Try mount (mount /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom) or look in the filemanager, 

Actual Results:  /dev/hdc does not exist

Additional info:
Comment 1 Harald Hoyer 2005-02-24 09:49:32 EST
could you please attach the output of:
$ cat /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info
Comment 2 Fredrik Jonsson 2005-02-25 14:08:11 EST
[root@mickey ~]# cat /proc/sys/dev/cdrom/info
CD-ROM information, Id: cdrom.c 3.20 2003/12/17

drive name:
drive speed:
drive # of slots:
Can close tray:
Can open tray:
Can lock tray:
Can change speed:
Can select disk:
Can read multisession:
Can read MCN:
Reports media changed:
Can play audio:
Can write CD-R:
Can write CD-RW:
Can read DVD:
Can write DVD-R:
Can write DVD-RAM:
Can read MRW:
Can write MRW:
Can write RAM:

[root@mickey ~]# dmesg | grep CD
- Added public key 6ECDA687281A73E5
[root@mickey ~]# dmesg | grep DVD
[root@mickey ~]# dmesg | grep hdc
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xd808-0xd80f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA

[root@mickey ~]# mount /mnt/cdrom
mount: special device /dev/hdc does not exist

[root@mickey ~]# ls /dev/hd*
/dev/hda   /dev/hda2  /dev/hda4  /dev/hdb   /dev/hdb2  /dev/hdd
/dev/hda1  /dev/hda3  /dev/hda5  /dev/hdb1  /dev/hdb3  /dev/hdd1
Comment 3 Fredrik Jonsson 2005-02-26 03:46:21 EST
Solved! Yesterday I mixed around my HW (DVD and HDD) and managed BIOS
to find the DVD as second slave. Then it works!

Aparently the DVD can not be on hdc if a HDD is on hdd.
The HDD on hdd is on size 200Gb, maybe that is part of the problem.


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