Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: Peter Martin <pjmartin@×××××.ca>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Can't mount cdrom?
Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2005 03:02:10
Message-Id: 43ACB9DF.3020001@magma.ca
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] Can't mount cdrom? by Drake Donahue
Drake Donahue wrote:

> run df -h again and see if you have udev and shm listed in addition to > /dev/hda1 and /dev/hda3 > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Martin" <pjmartin@×××××.ca>
I have; udev 753M 2.6M 750M 1% /dev none 753M 0 753M 0 /dev/shm
> >> >> >> Drake Donahue wrote: >> >>>> Drake Donahue wrote: >>>> >>>>> <snipping> >>>>> >>>>>> etc/fstab has; >>>>>> /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,user 0 0 >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> <snipping> >>>>> as Peter Humphrey correctly pointed out, >>>>> >>>>>> That no longer works here; /dev/hdc works though. >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> so change to: >>>>> dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,user 0 0 >>>> >>>> >>> >>> >>> i trust you caught my typo - missing / in >> >> >> yes >> >>> >>> /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,user 0 0 >>> >>> I just tried this (with out rebooting) and the fault is still the >>> same, but now 'mount' is reporting the fault is with /dev/hdc >>> instead of /dev/cdroms/cdrom0 >>> >>>> >>> The error now is: >>> "Mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdc, or >>> too many mounted file systems." >>> ? >> >> >> yes >> >>> The cd is an ide/ata type not scsi or usb or sata or 1394 or ? >> >> >> I believe your right. it is ide. >> >>> >>> reboot not needed here, might try auto vice iso9660,(which should >>> change nothing) >>> >>> it looks like you need to: (section 7.c) >>> cd /usr/src/linux >>> make menuconfig >>> and take a hard look at device drivers and file systems >> >> >> I spent some time this after noon line by line going through "make >> menueconfig' >> >>> >>> if lspci will run, any thing it has to say about the cd would be >>> useful, it is part of the package pciutils >>> >> I didn't see anything conciquential in lspci, but the first part >> scrolled off the screen. >> >> I occures to me that there may be a relationship with my boot time >> problem. In the beginning when I booted off the disk the unit would >> hang trying to auto configer the hardware. So at the boot prompt I put; >> gentoo nodetect >> I assumed that the problem was because I have 3 TV tuner cards (2 >> different makes) plugged in, and don't have the driver software yet. >> Maybe I should remove the cards and do a reboot from CD? >> >>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> and all should be well >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> -- >>>> gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list >>>> >>>> >>> >> >> -- >> gentoo-amd64@g.o mailing list >> >>
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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Can't mount cdrom? Drake Donahue <donahue95@×××××××.net>
Re: [gentoo-amd64] Can't mount cdrom? Peter Humphrey <prh@××××××××××.uk>