to detect optical drive
i have some problem related to optical drive.my sytem configuration is mother board DG965RY ,core 2 duo 2.2, memory 1 gb,sata hdd 160gb and ide dvdwriter.os is redhat 5 el .
when i tried to install redhat linux there is an error seen that no hard disk detecting but when i tried by using linux all-generic-ide that problem is solved but the new problem is that i cant mount cd rom .in media there is no cd rom to mount so please help me to shortout this problem
Hi and Welcome !
Execute this in Terminal/Konsole :
Does it display correct info of CD Drive?
hdparm -I /dev/cdrom
Originally Posted by sumeshkm
when i tried as per your instruction that time it will see like
[root@localhost ~]# hdparm -I /dev/cdrom
/dev/cdrom: No such file or directory
so what i want ot do sir
Open /boot/grub/grub.conf file and add all-generic-ide at the end of kernel line. Save file and reboot machine.
Check if Linux detects CD Driver on reboot. Execute hdparm command again.
optical drive problem
i edit grub.cong
title Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (2.6.18-8.el5)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-8.el5 ro root=LABEL=/ all-generic-ide rhgb quiet
title windows xp
rebooted and type the command
hdparm -i /dev/cdrom
/dev/cdrom : no such file or directory found
LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-hda6 swap swap defaults 0 0
so please give solution
Did you add all-generic-ide at the end of kernel line?
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-8.el5 ro root=LABEL=/ pci=nommconf rhgb quiet all-generic-ide
hi sir ,
thank you very much for the solution.yes its working now
Glad to help you ! :D
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