Bug 57860 - ide cdrom won't mount on ali15x3 chipset
ide cdrom won't mount on ali15x3 chipset
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-12-28 14:09 EST by Cornelis de Gier
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-29 07:10:56 EST
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Description Cornelis de Gier 2001-12-28 14:09:48 EST
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Description of problem:
When I use "$ mount /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom" I get: "mount: /dev/hdc is not a valid block device".  I expected the command would let me use 
the cdrom drive.  The same setup worked during the installation process and under Redhat 7.1.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. boot rh 7.2 cd1. install rh 7.2 (using cd1 and cd2).
2. reboot
3. $ mount /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom
	

Actual Results:  mount: /dev/hdc is not a valid block device

Expected Results:  I expected the command would let me use the cdrom drive.

Additional info:

Chipset: ali15x3 rev 193
cdrom: ATAPI CD-ROM DRIVE 36X MAXIMUM (Philips)

The same setup works during the installation process and under Redhat 7.1.
Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-12-29 03:32:58 EST
Can you type "depmod -ae" as root and try again ?
Comment 2 Cornelis de Gier 2001-12-29 07:10:50 EST
I can try but ONLY if  you think it will work: it will cost me about half an hour because I'll have to re-install 7.2 (with possibly no CDROM access, I now installed rh7.1). 
When I typed dmesg on rh7.2 it showed /dev/hdc and the CD-ROM as ATAPI CD-ROM DRIVE 36X MAXIMUM.

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