[ltp] TP600e CDROM with VMWare
Jacqueline R. Cooper
Fri, 17 Dec 1999 07:56:46 -0000
Have you tried giving VMWare /dev/hdb rather than /dev/cdrom ? My cd-ROM on
my TP 770Z is the slave device on the primary IDE and SuSE 6.1 kernel 2.2.7
sees it as /dev/hdb. That is how it is set up in fstab with a mount point of
/cdrom. SuSE 6.1 install did those things for me.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Kent" <email@example.com>
Sent: Friday, December 17, 1999 1:19 AM
Subject: [ltp] TP600e CDROM with VMWare
> OK, this isn't purely a linux-thinkpad question, but
> I suspect you folks are the ones most likely to know
> the answer.
> Anybody get their CDROM drive working using NT4
> (rawdisk) as the guest OS under VMWare for Linux on
> the TP600e? The guest OS on mine doesn't recognise
> /dev/cdrom. I have no trouble with the drive under
> linux or dual-boot NT.
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