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Sunfire V-120 server / cd-rom not operating

Cannot get auto mounting of the cd rom to work. How do I determine that the cd-rom is bad or good? is there a command to intiate it or could it possibly be a seating issue with the hardware. DPI Sat Tech

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A) Ensure that the media used is good .( check in another system)
b) Try booting form DVD/CD - if system bots up you have a good drive
c) IN case the system fails to boot you may have one of the following issues
1) Bad dvd/cd drive
2) lose contacts /improper seating on the dirve .

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It sounds like it may be a seating issue, try to reseat it. if that don't work try another cd-rom.

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