The system uses devfs by default - you should have /dev/cdroms/cdrom0
/dev/cdroms will appear after you load the ide_cd module.
Please see the caveats page at
for information on devfs and other issues.
> Our company has been testing SGI's XFS solution for Linux on our Intel
> cluster machines. We are happy with the results so far, which allow us to
> store database files exceeding ext2's standard 2GB limit. However, after
> installing the 0.9 pre-release version we noticed that the /dev/cdrom device
> file was missing. This is strange because we installed Linux with the CDs
> burned from images provided on SGI's site, and upon booting the /dev/hdc
> device is recognized as our Toshiba CDROM. But after the kernel is booted
> and we log in, neither the /dev/hdc file or /dev/cdrom file exists. This is
> preventing us from mounting CDs and installing more software.
> Can you tell us if this is a known issue, and if there is a fix being
> Thank you,