can't get cdrom to mount

Andrew Benton b3nton at gmail.com
Sun Jun 6 13:31:19 PDT 2010


On 06/06/10 18:51, Carl wrote:
> Audacious
> will read and play my audio cds. but gnome desktop will not mount the
> cdrom. I get the following error message on bootup.
> [49358.956254] hdc: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete
> Error }
> [49358.956278] hdc: command error: error=0x54 { AbortedCommand
> LastFailedSense=0x05 }
> [49358.956288] hdc: possibly failed opcode: 0xa0
> [49358.960145] end_request: I/O error, dev hdc, sector 1272680
> [49358.960178] __ratelimit: 1 callbacks suppressed
> [49358.960187] Buffer I/O error on device hdc, logical block 159085
> [49358.976083] hdc: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete
> Error }
> [49358.976107] hdc: command error: error=0x54 { AbortedCommand
> LastFailedSense=0x05 }
> and it repeats multiple times. I believe the error message comes from hal.
> I have tried recompiling my kernel but I think everything is right there
> and I have messed with fstab but am not sure I have that right. I don't
> think there is anything wrong with the hardware as I have Ubuntu
> installed on a different partition on the same machince and it mounts
> the drive with no problem.

I would suggest that you start by cutting gnome an hal out of the 
picture by mounting the cdrom with the command.

Andy



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