[Wine] Re: Not able to use cdrom-drives

Duane Clark dclark at akamail.com
Sat Oct 8 12:34:00 CDT 2005

Gladiac Spark wrote:
> hi all
> i have problems configuring my cdrom-devices with winecfg. when i try
> to add it as d: with the mountpoint /media/cdrom0 and select to be a
> cdrom-device, click apply and restart winecfg it is shown as a
> disk-device. i also tried with different mountpoints and also the
> device /dev/hdd itselfs but it always ends in the same problem. Also
> the autoconfiguration thing does not work. It adds my cdrom-drive
> correctly with the correct mountpoint and selected it to be a
> cdrom-device but after restart of winecfg or running any other program
> that uses cdrom-drives the don't show up. did someone also have that
> problem, i don't get it done alone...

winecfg does not appear to correctly create the needed symbolic links. A 
cdrom drive should have two links, something like:

d: -> /media/cdrom0
d:: -> /dev/cdrom0

Have you tried that combination?

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