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Re: [vox-tech] No node for CDROM
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Re: [vox-tech] No node for CDROM

On Sun, Sep 30, 2007 at 08:01:10PM -0700, Richard Harke wrote:
> I installed debian etch a couple of months ago and had no occasion
> to use the CDROM drive until recently. I was trying to play a CD and
> kept getting an error.  I found there is no node in /dev for it. I did find
> a node in /dev/.static/dev but of course no app will look there. This seems to 
> be related to udev some how. I found a lof file in /var/log/installer
> called hardware-summary. according to that there was a CD drive recognized
> and the driver modules installed. Now the driver modules are not
> installed. (I had to re-boot because of a power outage)
> As I understand it, udevd is supposed to get an event from the kernel
> and craeate the node dynamically but how can it get an event when there
> are no drivers? Is there some program to run to get this to work?
What driver is it? Is it on a different bus or controller than the hard
drive? I suppose that works if you are at that point. Does dmesg say
anything about your cd driver getting loaded?
Nick Schmalenberger
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