[ubuntu-in] CD-ROM Insanity

Mir Nazim mirnazim at gmail.com
Sun Nov 23 12:51:26 GMT 2008


Hey guys

Now device has switched back to hda. Any idea.
Moments ago it was /dev/scd0 and now it is /dev/hda

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Mir Nazim <mirnazim at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi guys
> I am facing some kind of strange problem.
> I noticed that my cd/dvd is not mounting.
>
> Found the cdrom is mentioned as /dev/hda in /etc/fstab. But /dev/hda
> does not existed.
> I quickly did lshw and found out the cd drive is actually /dev/scd0.
>
> Now problem is that while CD's are mounting fine Intrepid CD's are not
> mounting.
> I tried an old Gutsy CD is mounted fine. And after that I tried
> Intrepid CD again and it mounted fine now!!
> I am noticing. Now everytime reboot I have to insert Gutsy CD first
> and eject it and then insert Intrepid CD.
> Only when I do this dance does it mount Intrepid CD.
>
> But my problem is that I am unable to boot  boot from this CD, I have
> eliminated hardware issues since
> I am able to boot from the Gutsy CD just fine.
>
> I am not sure how to the above dance at boot time :p
>
> Intrepid CD is fine. I booted to live CD session on other PC.
>
>
> Anyone has any idea whats going one??
>
>
> Here is lshw output regarding the CD drive
> ---------------lshw--------------------
>                description: DVD-RAM writer
>                product: DVDRAM GSA-T10N
>                vendor: HL-DT-ST
>                physical id: 0.0.0
>                bus info: scsi at 4:0.0.0
>                logical name: /dev/cdrom
>                logical name: /dev/dvd
>                logical name: /dev/scd0
>                logical name: /dev/sr0
>                version: PC05
>                capabilities: removable audio cd-r cd-rw dvd dvd-r dvd-ram
>                configuration: ansiversion=5 status=open
> ---------------lshw--------------------
>
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