Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55218
/dev/scd0 does not represent CDROM-burner
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:37:49 EDT
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Description of problem:
After upgrade from Roswell, I can't mount/read from CDROM any longer.
Burning works fine, however. I use ide-scsi in lilo; cat /proc/scsi/scsi
identifies the CDROM-burner okay.
I use the burner as master on secondary IDE; how to get it to mount as
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.# mount /dev/scd0 /mnt/cdrom
Actual Results: mount: /dev/scd0: unknown device
Expected Results: mount successful
I find 8 entries in /dev/scd: 0 ...7 I tried all of them, in vain
Confirmed: upgraded my second and third machine from Roswell to Enigma; all suffer the same problem.
Made a fresh install on a notebook with CD-RW: reading from CDROM works without effort.
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Thanks Bill, for your effort to clean up old reports.
No doubt, first years down the road this is just formal.
There was an error in the upgrade of those old versions. Mistakes happen and may
happen all the time; but we - you - are supposed to learn the lesson.
Some time later, I had plenty of breakage from 8.0 to 9.0. Too much to endure,
debug or tolerate. Alas, lesson not learnt. Since then I switched to Debian
stable and don't look back.
Thanks to those years that Redhat accommodated my needs for a Linux-based OS !