Bug 63834 - Link /dev/dvd omitted
Link /dev/dvd omitted
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kudzu (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bill Nottingham
David Lawrence
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: 71669 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2002-04-19 06:19 EDT by Dr. Peter Boy
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:27 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: FC3
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Last Closed: 2005-09-23 15:34:58 EDT
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Description Dr. Peter Boy 2002-04-19 06:19:11 EDT
Description of Problem:

My system (ibm IntelliStation M Pro 6889) has an DVD drive (NEC) installed as a
replacement for the CD-ROM. When I install Skipjack-2 onto this system (after
modification of the drive) my DVD drive is hda (SCSI for harddrives) and a link
/dev/cdrom is created to /dev/hda. A lot of DVD related programs (like xine
which is part of the distribution) expect to find /dev/dvd linked to a propper
device.

kudzu (or anaconda?) should create a /dev/dvd link as well in case it finds a
dvd drive (hardware browser reports: "_NEC DV-5800A")

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

Skipjack 7.2.93 Beta - 2

How Reproducible:

just install Skipjack onto a system with a dvd drive (at least by NEC)

Steps to Reproduce:
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Expected Results:

A link /dev/dvd  ->  /dev/hd? should be created for a dvd drive


Additional Information:
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2003-02-27 19:09:44 EST
*** Bug 71669 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2005-09-23 15:34:58 EDT
This is done as part of the udev config in later releases (FC3, FC4), and should
be working ok.

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