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Old 03-01-2004, 01:52 AM   #1
speedyhot
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can anyone help, /dev/cdrom:input/output error mount


Hello, i am brand new to linux, my question is that i am tryin to mount a cdrom and i keep getting could not mount device.the reported error was:

/dev/cdrom: input/output error
mount: i could not determine the filesystem type, and none was specified

can anyone help a new comer
 
Old 03-01-2004, 06:24 AM   #2
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well first if anything else i can definetly tell you that this is not a success story, so in the future pick the fourm your posting in more carefully ...
secondly, try specifying a file system then that is what it says
for a lack of better terms .....
what kind of cd is it ?
self burned ? if so whats on it ?
just data, a movie, music, etc ...
 
Old 03-01-2004, 02:53 PM   #3
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Moved: More suitable in Newbie. Also in the future, it really helps us out when replying to threads and if they don't belong in a forum and you mention it, to also report it so us mods can move it, etc as we don't catch everything. Regards.
 
Old 03-01-2004, 03:03 PM   #4
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are you trying to mount an audio cd?
you don't have to mount an audio cd for playing music.
 
  


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