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Fix detect multiple optical drives

January 31, 2010 — BarryK
I was testing Quirky 006 on one of my PCs that has two optical drives, a CD and a DVD drive. Gnome-mplayer defaults to playing a DVD at /dev/dvd, however I found that /dev/dvd was missing.

/dev/dvd should get set at bootup, by the /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit script, to point to the actual optical drive. I found that this automatic setting was failing sometimes when there are two (or more) optical drives.

This is an ancient bug. I have fixed it in rc.sysinit, so it will be in the next upload of Woof.

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