[buug] cdrom - invalid device

Ian Zimmerman itz at speakeasy.org
Mon Feb 4 19:27:45 PST 2002

Jerry> I just recently swapped an old-cdrom for a slightly faster one
Jerry> on my RedHat 7.1 box.  It's an Atapti 32X/AKU.  However, now
Jerry> when I try to mount a cd, it calls it an invalid device.  I
Jerry> didn't modify fstab, or anything else.  What's the problem?  Is
Jerry> there a way to rescan the device?

Was your older drive also an IDE/ATAPI?  That message seems to
indicate you don't have the required driver linked into the kernel,
and you haven't configured the module system to load it on demand.

Also, as always, an exact transcript of what you did would be helpful

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