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Re: unrecognized cdrom drive

Subject: Re: unrecognized cdrom drive
From: "Tomoki Taniguchi"
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 21:28:33 +0900
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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