Re: DVD Problems
From: Chris Worrell (lworrell_at_cox.net)
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2004 11:44:07 -0600
> On Fri, 26 Nov 2004 18:32:40 -0600, a posting issued forth from Chris Worrell...
>>Bill Unruh wrote:
>>Following is what the dmesg|less says
>>hdc: attached ide-cdrom driver.
>>hdc: ATAPI 24X DVD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache, UDMA(33)
>>Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12
>>I can not find a /dev/dvd on the hard drive.
>>I tried to install mplayer and it said I needed libmp3lame.so.0 before I
>>can install it. It also says I need mplayer-common before I can
>>install. I looked for libmp3lame.so.0 and the RPM would not install at
>>all. Does it matter that it is an src.rpm? I also downloaded the
>>mplayer-common and it says that it needs mplayer before it can install.
>> It's like a catch 22 program that I can't resolve without libmp3lame.
>> How do I set up the dev/dvd and make it point at the dvd drive?
>>So many questions!! I guess that is what happens when you are new!
> ln -s /dev/hdc /dev/dvd
> To install rpms that depend on each other, install them both at once:
> rpm -ivh mplayer*.rpm
PROBLEM SOLVED!!! Thanks Jacob for your help! Apparently putting in
the line item "ln -s /dev/hdc /dev/dvd" was what I needed. Fortunately
I did not need the mplayed because it was asking for items to be
installed before the RPM that were an earlier version than what was
installed already. And, of course I do not know how to roll back an RPM