[Gllug] cd rom access

Ian Norton bredroll at atari.org
Thu May 22 17:08:52 UTC 2003


i have noticed the lines :-
 /dev/hdc  /mnt cdrom auto
 user, io charset=iso8859-15, codepage=850, umask=0,usrquota 0 0

having an fstab entry on more than one line is invalid,

replace it with this :-

 /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,usrquota    0 0

that should do it :-)


On Fri, May 23, 2003 at 05:17:07PM +0100, Gary Pownall wrote:
> Hello again.  Still no joy on the cdrom and floppy access issue but some of you asked me to send the fstab info to you to better understand what's going on.   so here it is...
> /dev/hdb1/ ext3 defaults 1 1
> none /dev/pts devpts mode=0620 0 0 
> /dev/hdb6  /home ext3 defaults 1 2
> /dev/hdc  /mnt cdrom auto
> user, io charset=iso8859-15, codepage=850, umask=0,usrquota 0 0 
> /dev/scd0  /mnt/cdrom2 auto user,noatime 0 0 
> /dev/fd0  /mnt/floppy auto
> user,iocharset=iso8859-15, sync, codepage=850,umask=0 0 0
> /dev/hda1  /mnt /windows vfat iocharset=iso8859-15, codepage=850,umask=0  0  0 
> none  /proc proc defaults 0 0 
> /dev/hdb5  swap  swap defaults 0 0 
> info:  I'm running windows xp on a seperate hard drive.  Linux is on hdd2.  Everything works fine in windows so i find it hard to believe that it could be compatibility.   Also some error messages on bootup that you may be interested in...
> scd0 is "write protected"  mounting in read only mode
> FD0 is not a valid block device.
> Then I get something about "you must specify file system.
> When Kde is up and running I get an error message "cdrom is read only, make sure you have access to /dev/cdroms."  when I've opende up /dev/cdroms and try to access the "permissions"  I've noticed that everything is "Greyed out"
> I'm really trying to love Linux but it certainly doesn't seem to love me....  Hope this helps, many thanks again for your efforts.
> Best Wishes
> Gary Pownall

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