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I'm using Mandrake 7.0(I know it's old) and the cd-rom drive never starts automatically when I put a music disk in. It works though when I click on the cd ...
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- 04-13-2005 #1
Cd-rom won't automatically start.
"can't find medium"
I tried to install open office off of 2 different cds and I got that same message.
- 04-13-2005 #2
I am not sure when automount started being used but could it be perhaps the Mandrake 7.0 doesn't have automount. Maybe the CD Player mounts the CD-ROM when it is opened.Try mounting your cdrom. As root, type the following into a console:Code:
mount /dev/[cdrom device] [a pre-existing folder]
Hope that helps,
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- 04-15-2005 #3
That didn't work. It now says input/output error.
- 04-15-2005 #4
Are you sure it isn't a problem with your CDROM drive?
- 04-15-2005 #5
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I did'nt think audio-CD's had to be mounted at all, only data-CDs?
- 04-16-2005 #6Originally Posted by jaboua