I used to get this same problem with every kernel upgrade (mostly because I
keep forgetting the solution). It happened to me because I had an IDE CD
writer which needed to be ide-scsi and I had a normal ide cdrom too. Check to
see what /dev/cdrom is linked to,
ls -l /dev/cdrom
if it's a link to an ide device (like /dev/hdb or hdc etc) then you shouldn't
need ide-scsi. If its a link to /dev/scd0 or some such then the drive needs
the ide-scsi module to be installed.
gives info on what you need to enable for compiling the kernel (2.2.x, but I
presume the same few things apply to 2.4) for ide-scsi support. It worked fine
for me except I needed to add a couple of lines to /etc/modules to get the
kernel to insert the modules automagiclly. I added
in that order to the /etc/modules file (Mdk 7.2)
Hope this is of some help,
On 14-Feb-01 stee wrote:
I have recompiled mandrake 7.1 with kernel 2.4.0 and more or less every
things ok, except I can no longer mount my CDROM's, it reports "mount:
/dev/cdrom/has wrong major or minor number"
Paul Askins <:)
Email: Paul Askins <paul.askins at adbvdesign.analog.com>
Date: 14-Feb-01, 10:25:11
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