[PC-BSD Support] Cannot Load CDROM

QT rdirective at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 23:47:15 PDT 2010

Need some more info about your system.  Perhaps a dmesg, uname -a, and any
messages from /var/log would be nice.


On Mon, Sep 6, 2010 at 7:29 AM, Mike Barnard <mike.barnardq at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi,
> I have, for a few days been trying to figure out what could be the problem
> with my system. Out of no where, I cannot seem to read any CD's; music or
> data.
> Any CD that I place in the cdrom drive, I cannot read it. I have tried to
> force a mount from console but I end up with the mount command remaining in
> a frozen state forever. I cannot even kill -9 or kill -KILL the mount
> command.
> The only change that I had was to install java.
> I have tried to stop hald from probing the cd drive, but I end up with no
> symlink found between cd0 and cdrom0.
> Any ideas on this?
> PS: I was tempted to upgrade to the latest FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE, but came
> across a thread that suggests *not* to go down this road doe to numerous
> custom configs. Is there an availability of an upgrade PCBSD-way?
> --
> Mike
> Of course, you might discount this possibility, but remember that one in
> a million chances happen 99% of the time.
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