Bug 53912 - problems with CD modules
Summary: problems with CD modules
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 7.3
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
high
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2001-09-21 13:45 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:48 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2003-06-07 17:54:44 UTC


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Description Need Real Name 2001-09-21 13:45:43 UTC
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Description of problem:
when ou try to mount a cd on some machines  you have the following message : 
mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
if the module module managing the CD is relaoded, it works fine , for a while 
i tried this with SCSI and IDE devices 
this only happens with CDROM

/var/log/messages sample :

Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost kernel: ide-floppy driver 0.97
Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost insmod:
/lib/modules/2.4.7-10/kernel/drivers/ide/ide-cd.o: insmod ide-cd failed
Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost kernel: hdc: driver not present
Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost kernel: ide-floppy driver 0.97
Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost insmod:
/lib/modules/2.4.7-10/kernel/drivers/ide/ide-cd.o: insmod ide-cd failed
Sep 21 10:30:18 localhost kernel: hdc: driver not present
Sep 21 10:30:42 localhost kernel: ide-floppy driver 0.97
Sep 21 10:30:42 localhost kernel: hdc: ATAPI 24X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
Sep 21 10:30:42 localhost kernel: Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12


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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.insert a cd
2.mount /mnt/cdrom
3.voila
	

Actual Results:  see the description

Expected Results:  be able to mount the cd 

Additional info:

this is on the version AFTER ROSWELL : E*****
the gold one we made in guildford ...

Comment 1 David Sainty 2001-10-22 12:09:53 UTC
Yes, this is a valid problem which affects 3 computers that I know of, so far,
on both an upgrade and fresh install.

"depmod -ae" as root, post-install, solves the problem.  For some reason, the
modules.dep is WRONG and does not include mention of ide-cd.o....   not good. 



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