20963Re: c400 external drive bay
- Sep 2, 2003Already tried it. I wonder if there should be an entry in
/etc/modules.conf linking one of the modules with a block-major device.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Brock Campbell <brock@a...>
> Try a lsmod with CD connected and without. there should be an entry
> corresponding to your CDrom drive.
> Good luck, I'm off to bed, I'll check how you made out in the morning.
> On Tue, 2003-09-02 at 00:27, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> > Ok, I'm running GNOME, which was set to mount data cd's automatically,
> > and the service autofs was running. I disabled the GNOME feature and
> > stopped the autofs service, and I was able to unload the modules and
> > disconnect the drive. I was then able to connect the floppy, access
> > it, disconnect it, connect the cd, and mount a disc. But I still can't
> > access the cd if it wasn't connected when the system booted. The devfs
> > entry isn't created when I connect the drive and load the modules:
> > "special device /dev/cdrom does not exist."
> > --- In email@example.com, Brock Campbell <brock@a...>
> > wrote:
> > > I see, unfortunately I'm not as familiar with Redhat's treatment of
> > > this. If possible try it with Knoppix just to be sure it's not a
> > > hardware specific thing. Other idea's, maybe there is a daemon,
> > > something like automount that is watching for media changes, but not
> > > device changes and thus locking up the bus.try looking in
> > /etc/init.d/
> > > for a script with mount in it's name (supermount, automount, etc.)
> > and
> > > try restarting it when you've disconnected it. this may stop the
> > kernel
> > > messages.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2003-09-01 at 22:58, Justin Georgeson wrote:
> > > > If I disconnect the cable, with the drive unmounted, I get a
> > series of
> > > > kernel messages listed below, but they don't stop until I reboot.
> > > > Also, I can't unload any of the modules that are loaded for the
> > drive
> > > > during boot, even after physically disconnecting the drive. If I
> > then
> > > > attach the floppy, I get the set of messages at the end of this
> > post
> > > > in /var/log/messages over and over, and I can't read from the
> > floppy.
> > > > I can't use the cd drive unless it is connected at boot, and I
> > can't
> > > > use the floppy unless I shut down, disconnect the cd, and boot up.
> > > > .
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