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Old 09-21-2011, 02:55 PM   #1
MugerwaM
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CDROM Mount point


I am new to Linux, just installed my first OpenSuse OS Linux 2.6.37.1-1.2. I chose KDE by random without regard to the pros and cons.

However from an AIX background, when I need to see the contents of a CDROM, I mount /dev/cdrom to a folder say /temp. However I find that Linux somehow auto mounts the CDROM, and any attempts to mount it fail even as root, even merely running the mount command on the terminal prompt does not show me anything like a cdrom.... could anyone help me tell me where it is mounted?
 
Old 09-21-2011, 03:09 PM   #2
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Look in /Media that is where automount usually mounts data CD's on systems I have used.

You can, if you want disable automount. Google it, you should be able to find instructions.
 
Old 09-21-2011, 05:53 PM   #3
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Your std
Code:
df -h]
will show where its mounted; as above, something like /media is common; see also /mnt. just because it automounts doesn't mean you can't umount it and remount elsewhere if you want.
The automount is fundamentally handled by the udev system, which attempts to automatically recognise such things.
 
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