I have a proposal to buy a Panasonic CR-562-B, Is-it compatible with a
SoundBlaster MCD and the last release of Slackware Linux.
Concordia University, Computer Science, ICE
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> I have a proposal to buy a Panasonic CR-562-B, Is-it compatible with a
> SoundBlaster MCD and the last release of Slackware Linux.
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Hi, I just bought the Linux from Nascent CD-ROM and have been attempting
to install it on my 486DX2/66 machine. I have a cardex SVGA card using a
Cirrus chipset and 1 meg of video ram. I have 16 megs of 60-ns memory. I also
have a local bus IDE hard drive controller (32-bit) running two 340-meg
western digital hard drives. Oh, the video is local bus, too. I also have
an IOMEGA floptical drive, as well as the almost expected 3.5" and 5.25"
floppies. I also have a Soundblaster 16 sound card that is driving my CD-drive,
the setup that comes together in a multimedia pack, I forget the exact name,
but it is a fairly standard one. It is a Panasonic cd-drive by the way.
A panasonic 54- something I think. When I boot and root my way into Linux,
It won't mount my cd-drive. Since the program files are all on CD, that
means I can't install. I followed the instructions for fixing this problemm
in the manual, i.e. "mknod /dev/sbpcd b 25 0"
"ln -fs /dev/sbpcd /dev/cdrom"
This looked fine, but when I rebooted, Linux still wouldn't mount my drive.
I even tried getting new root and boot images via anonymous FTP and rawrite.
No dice. Does anyone have any ideas? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Mike Van Camp