Hi,

I'm running a hard drive installation of Knoppix 4.0 on a Dell Latitude X300. My external CDRW/DVD drive stopped working for no apparent reason.

dmesg gives:
Code:
usb 4-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2 scsi1 : 
SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices usb-storage: device found at 2
usb-storage: waiting for device to settle before scanning usb 1-1: USB 
disconnect, address 2 usb 2-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd 
and address 3 hw_random: RNG not detected Vendor: TSSTcorp Model: 
CDRW/DVD TSL462C Rev: DE01 Type: CD-ROM ANSI SCSI revision: 00 sr0: 
scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray Attached scsi 
CD-ROM sr0 at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0 Attached scsi generic sg0 at 
scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0, type 5 usb-storage: device scan complete
and cdrecord -scanbus gives:
Code:
scsibus1: 1,0,0 100) 'TSSTcorp' 'CDRW/DVD TSL462C' 'DE01' Removable 
CD-ROM 1,1,0 101) * 1,2,0 102) * 1,3,0 103) * 1,4,0 104) * 1,5,0 105) * 
1,6,0 106) * 1,7,0 107) *
fstab:
Code:
# /etc/fstab: filesystem table.
#
# filesystem  mountpoint  type  options  dump  pass
/dev/hda6  /  ext3  defaults,errors=remount-ro  0  1
proc  /proc  proc  defaults  0  0
/dev/fd0  /floppy  vfat  defaults,user,noauto,showexec,umask=022  0  0
usbfs  /proc/bus/usb  usbfs  devmode=0666  0  0
sysfs  /sys  sysfs  defaults  0  0
tmpfs  /dev/shm  tmpfs defaults  0  0
/dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom  iso9660  defaults,ro,user,noexec,noauto  0  0
/dev/dvd /dvd  iso9660  defaults,ro,users,noexec,noauto  0  0
# Added by KNOPPIX
/dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 ntfs noauto,users,exec,ro,umask=000 0 0
# Added by KNOPPIX
/dev/hda5 none swap defaults 0 0
mount commands give:
Code:
root@GSG9:/home/ross# mount /mnt/cdrom
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sr0,
       missing codepage or other error
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail  or so
root@GSG9:/home/ross# mount /dev/sr0
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sr0,
       missing codepage or other error
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail  or so
Can anyone help me?

Thanks in advance.