cdrom - device not configured error
tristan11 at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 18 16:40:05 PDT 2003
> "Michelle Weeks" wrote:
>> thank you wayne. i tried the command atacontrol list and get the
>> following error: atacontrol: control device not found: No such file or
> That doesn't sound good, does it?
no it doesn't.
> What does:
> # dmesg | grep -2 "cd0"
> and perhaps:
> # ls -l /dev/a[ct]*
crw-r----- 2 root operator 117, 0 Mar 25 2002 /dev/acd0a
crw-r----- 2 root operator 117, 2 Mar 25 2002 /dev/acd0c
crw-r----- 2 root operator 117, 8 Mar 25 2002 /dev/acd1a
crw-r----- 2 root operator 117, 10 Mar 25 2002 /dev/acd1c
> If your dmesg doesn't show anything abnormal, I suspect you're probably
> going to have to look at taking the server down and having the hardware
> checked out.
i was afraid of that.
> You might be able to try the atacontrol "reinit" command if the
> cdrom isn't sharing the channel with any critical devices such as hard
> but given that the consequences are uncertain, this is probably only an
> avenue to consider as a last resort to trying to keep the server up.
> important is it for you to be able to use the CDROM?
not critical at the moment, but i do need to get the cdrom drive
working. i'll have to figure out the best time to bring the server
down and take a look at the it.
thank you so much for your help!
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