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

Mel Seder melseder at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 28 15:03:34 CST 2004

My son came over deleted the cdrom from fstab and when we rebooted the
computer something wrote the line into fstab and the computer booted
with no error.  Go figure that one out?

Anyways it works now :-)

--- "Michael J. Dikkema" <mjd at moot.ca> wrote:
> From: "Michael J. Dikkema" <mjd at moot.ca>
> To: Mel Seder <melseder at yahoo.com>
> CC: roundtable <roundtable at muug.mb.ca>
> Subject: Re: [RndTbl] "cannot stat /dev/cdrom" error message and
> problem
> Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2004 14:19:35 -0600 (CST)
> > 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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