On Monday 08 September 2008 11:25, Paul Smith wrote:
The problem has partially returned. In my case, I have
# ls /dev/cdrom*
And I do the following:
# cd /dev
# ln -s ./cdrom1 cdrom
that solves the problem until a new reboot. After a new reboot, I have
to apply the solution above explained; otherwise, I get
That's pretty normal Paul, as most of the entries are created in /dev by udev,
at bootup time, then when you shutdown, those entries cease to exist. So a
symlink will not hold over a reboot. I think you'd need to make some change
in udev itself to do what you want.
eject: unable to find or open device for: `cdrom'
Do you have more than one optical drive on the machine? I have 3 optical
drives on one machine (cdrom, cdrom1, and cdrom2), and if I specify which one
to open the tray on with eject, I can open any of them.
eject (which as default opens the tray on cdrom)
eject cdrom (same as above)
I'm not sure if that's what you're looking for, but have a look at the man
page for eject.
What can I do to make this solution permanent, i.e., not destroyed by a
Thanks in advance,
All the best.