cannot mount cdrom - not a newbie problem
timothy at open-networks.net
Tue Dec 14 15:43:52 PST 2004
titan# mount -t cd9660 /dev/cd0a /mount
cd9660: /dev/cd0a: Invalid argument
the exact same issue.
reinstalling etc is not an option since this is a development machine
and i need to work on it all the time, can't afford for it to be down.
fyi i am using freebsd 4.10 release
is there a way i can delete /dev/acd0* and remake the device, could this
be a fix?
>Have you tried:
># mount -t cd9660 /dev/cd0 /mntpnt
>Seeing as how you said its a cdrw, I remember reading somewhere to
>use /dev/cd0 and not /dev/acd0
>On Tuesday 14 December 2004 07:16 am, Timothy Smith wrote:
>>i have a genuine problem here.
>>i noticed my backup cdrw's had stopped working at some point. upon
>>furthur investigation i find i cannot mount cd's full stop.
>>titan# mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c /mount
>>cd9660: /dev/acd0c: Invalid argument
>>the above command makes the drive light flicker for 3 seconds then the
>>this is NOT a hardware problem. i get the exact same issue with my brand
>>new dvd drive.
>>here is what dmesg gas to say:
>>acd0: DVD-R <HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4160B> at ata1-slave WDMA2
>>da0 at hpt3740 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
>>da0: <HPT3xx RAID 1 Array 3.00> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device
>>da0: 190782MB (390721957 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 24321C)
>>Mounting root from ufs:/dev/da0s1a
>>cd0 at ata1 bus 0 target 1 lun 0
>>cd0: <HL-DT-ST DVDRAM GSA-4160B A301> Removable CD-ROM SCSI-0 device
>>cd0: 16.000MB/s transfers
>>cd0: cd present [1 x 2048 byte records]
>>note this was working perfectly.
>>i suspect that some how my ata device has gone "bad" some how.
>>let me get the obvious replys out of the way:
>>yes i have googled nothing i can find has even touched on a fix.
>>yes there is a disc in the drive
>>no it is not an audio disk.
>>there is nothing else connected to the ide ports.
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