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Old 03-16-2003, 06:10 PM   #1
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browsing a cd


Hello,

I am new to linux and want to browse a cd. When I try to mount it i get this error,

Drivemount command failed
"mount mnt/cdrom 2>&1" reported:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on dev/cdrom, or too many mounted filesystems


how do i browse a cd?

thanks
 
Old 03-16-2003, 06:18 PM   #2
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Which distro you using?
Can't you just stick the cd in and view /mnt/cd_rom/ or something similar, or a /dev/ ?
 
Old 03-16-2003, 06:19 PM   #3
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The command should be:
Code:
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
  1      2         3
The first part is th command, the second is the source (device - cdrom) and the third is the location to mount to.

If this fails - make sure the directory "/mnt/cdrom" and the device "/dev/cdrom" both exist

To see the contents of the CD:
1) cd /mnt/cdrom
2) ls
or ls -l

Last edited by david_ross; 03-16-2003 at 06:22 PM.
 
Old 03-16-2003, 06:25 PM   #4
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sorry,

i put the wrong cd into the drive (an empty cd), it works fine now. I thought I had burned a file onto it but now it seems my cd writer isn't working either. I am using RedHat 8.0 and I used the built in cd writer utility. It went through the process of writing the cd and i could hear my drive working, but for some reason there is nothing on the cd. Could you help me with that?

thanks,
 
Old 03-16-2003, 06:46 PM   #5
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Try writing at a lower speed (depends on the quality of your media and cd writer but I would try it at 2X and work your way up if that works)
 
  


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