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Old 11-05-2006, 03:13 PM   #1
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How do I mount read/write?


When I try to mount my dvd writer in console as root I keep getting this message........

mount: block device /dev/dvd is write-protected, mounting read-only

I changed the settings in fstab and in the kde icon under properties and I still get the above message.
I tried using k3b and it does not see the dvd writer either. I know it works because I have used it before.


/dev/hda2 swap swap defaults 0 0
/dev/hda1 / reiserfs defaults 1 1
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom auto auto,users,rw 0 0
/dev/dvd /mnt/dvd auto auto,users,rw 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1 auto noauto,users,rw 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner 0 0
/dev/sda2 /mnt/camera auto noauto,users,rw 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0

Thanks for any help.

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Old 11-05-2006, 04:02 PM   #2
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Looking at the fstab posted it shows both cdrom and dvd as read-write with rw. Change to ro for read only.

Make sure you have the latest K3B

Post kernel version using the command ' uname -r '.

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Old 11-05-2006, 04:50 PM   #3
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And at the risk of stating the obvious, be sure you are using a blank DVD, not one that's already been written to
 
Old 11-05-2006, 05:06 PM   #4
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Looking at the fstab posted it shows both cdrom and dvd as read-write with rw. Change to ro for read only.

Make sure you have the latest K3B

Post kernel version using the command ' uname -r '.

Brian
Dont I want them read / write? I thought that would allow me to write to the disk if they are set to rw?
 
Old 11-07-2006, 04:20 PM   #5
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The filesystem is not really a rw one. There is a packet writing filesystem that can be used but never tried it. The writing programs handle the writing to the media. When writing it is not mounted using the fstab line. So read-only is the way to mount it to read a cd or dvd.

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