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Old 07-07-2005, 03:40 PM   #1
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mount USB CDROM - minimal install

Anyone know the command to mount a USB CDROM with a minimal RHEL 3 install? /dev/cdrom does not exist. (this is IBM BladeCenter, btw). Is USB even supported with minimal install?
Old 07-07-2005, 03:53 PM   #2
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i hope the minimal install has support for usb...

i'm at work so this isn't tested but try:

mkdir usb-cdrom
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb-cdrom

man mount for options like -t type

hope it works
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Didn't work (USB devices get presented as SCSI?) Thanks for the suggestion.
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A USB cdrom drive will have a device ID of /dev/scd0 assuming no other SCSI CDROM drives. Verify with the lsmod command that the USB modules and SCSI modules are loading.


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