[RndTbl] "cannot stat /dev/cdrom" error message and problem

Michael J. Dikkema mjd at moot.ca
Sun Mar 28 14:19:35 CST 2004

> The following is the contents of my /etc/fstab.
> When my computer boots I get the message "cannot stat /dev/cdrom" and
> the cdrom is not useable.  My cdrom1 has been broken for sometime now.
> I have removed some spaces because of wordwrap in yahoo mail.

Either the symlink to /dev/hd? is missing, or the device is not recognized
by linux anymore. (dead?)

Check dmesg for funny things regarding the device, and ls -l /dev/cdrom
would help too.

Michael J. Dikkema, CCNP, CCIP
mjd at moot.ca

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