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Re: [SLUG] Win4Lin problem
- To: Ken Caldwell <kencaldwell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Win4Lin problem
- From: Jeffrey Borg <jeffrey@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Oct 18 21:03:47 2000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
> I have installed Windows95 (OSR2) under Win4Lin and now want to install
> some of Office 2000 but the CDROM seems to be unavailable. Windows
> Explorer shows an A:\, B:\, C:\, J:\ and N:\ drive but if you click on
> the CDROM (N:\) you get a dialog box which says "N:\ is not accessible
> The device is not ready" This is similar to the message you get if you
> try to access the (non existant) B:\ drive. The result is the same
> whether the CDROM is mounted or unmounted under linux.
> Does anyone have a suggestion on how to fix this?
Check perms on your cdrom device
make sure the user running win4lin can read the cdrom device.
mouting it makes no difference in win4lin basically windoze is reading
from the almost raw device