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Re: unrecognized cdrom drive

Subject: Re: unrecognized cdrom drive
From: James Takac
Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2007 00:03:30 +1000
On Wednesday 15 August 2007 22:28:33 Tomoki Taniguchi wrote:
> James,
>   thanks for your help. this method worked for me.
>
> tomoki
>
> On 8/15/07, James Takac <p3nndrag0n@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 15 August 2007 01:26:22 Charles philip Chan wrote:
> > > "Tomoki Taniguchi" <tomoki.taniguchi@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > > > when i install opensuse on the same system the
> > > > cdrom is designated as /dev/hda
> > > >
> > > > but /dev/hda doesn't exist on my feisty system.
> > >
> > > I got confused at the beginning too. For some strange reason (if anyone
> > > knows, please tell me), Feisty uses SCSI emulation for everything. So
> > > try /dev/scd0
> > >
> > > Charles
> >
> > Hi Guys
> >
> > This likely sounds like my prob earlier. Try the following; Open a
> > terminal and type these commands
> >
> > sudo modprobe piix
> > sudo update-initramfs -u
> >
> > if you now have the cdrom readable (try inserting something) then edit
> > your /etc/modules file and add at the end a line reading "piix" without
> > the quotes of course. That last step is to make sure it sticks after a
> > reboot as I'm sure you dont want to go thru this every time. This is just
> > a workaround for now but for me it works
> >
> > James
> >
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Hi Tomoki

Glad it helped. Wasn't that long ago I went thru pretty much the same thing

James


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