who took my cd drive?

Tyson Boellstorff perlcat at windstream.net
Mon Mar 2 11:43:28 PST 2009

On Monday 02 March 2009 12:52:58 prad wrote:
> i'm trying to install fbsd71 on a ibm thinkpad i1200 via cdrom.
> it boots fine from the cd, but then when i choose cd for media it says
> No CD/DVD devices found!
> huh?? how so?
> what can be done?
> (i can install through nfs so it is not a lost cause by any means, but
> what's going on here?)

I did. 

I am in ur howse steelin ur 1's.


srsly, what does dmesg and /dev say? CD's can be mounted through the USB bus 
or a different bus. My guess is that your CD isn't connected internally via 
PCI, and you're just missing a driver. 

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