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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Troubleshooting

From time to time, you may encounter problems with mounting diskettes (or, less frequently, a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or Iomega Zip or Jaz drive). If you encounter a problem, first check to find out if volume management knows about the device. The best way to check is to look in the mount point directory to see if something is there. If the files are not mounted, you may have forgotten to run the volcheck command, you may have a hardware problem, or the media may be corrupted. If references to /vol hang, the /usr/sbin/vold daemon has probably died, and you should restart it.

If you find a name in the mount point directory and nothing is ...

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