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Old 06-26-2013, 05:28 PM   #1
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how do I mount my cd/dvd and my thumb drives


it seems my system does not (inconsistant) mount my cd/dvd and my thumb drives.

How do I mount them manually?

I have put in these commands and gotten nowhere
Quote:
nate@nate ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sr0
[sudo] password for nate:
mount: can't find /dev/sr0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
nate@nate ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sr0 media/cdrom
mount: mount point media/cdrom does not exist
nate@nate ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sr0 /media/cdrom
mount: mount point /media/cdrom does not exist
nate@nate ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sr0/media/cdrom
mount: can't find /dev/sr0/media/cdrom in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
nate@nate ~ $
Also I have a 320 gig hard drive that is not mounted

I am running linux mint 14

Thanks,
Nate

Last edited by tbrownarcher; 06-26-2013 at 05:32 PM.
 
Old 06-26-2013, 05:30 PM   #2
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Use
Code:
fdisk -l
to get the drive name, create a mount location for it
Code:
sudo mkdir /path/to/wherever/you/want
and then mount the drive there
Code:
sudo mount /dev/xxxx /path/to/wherever/you/want
Of course replacing /dev/xxxx with the actual device name, and /path/to/wherever/you/want with the location where you want to mount it.
 
Old 06-26-2013, 05:51 PM   #3
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Quote:
: mount point media/cdrom does not exist
Did you check the /media directory to see if you have a 'cdrom' sub-directory? If not, you need to create it as suggested.
Many Linux distributions auto-mount. What's on the cdrom? Which distribution?
 
Old 06-26-2013, 07:15 PM   #4
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...archer,
I assume your cdrom is internal, what does running the command "mount" (no quotes) return? If present it should come back with the point it is mounted at. Put a pendrive in and run "mount" again it might show up as "/dev/sdb1"...mounted at 'and so on'. Thus, if it automounts a pendrive, or this shows up under "mount" then there might be a fault with the hardware?

Fred.
 
Old 06-28-2013, 04:39 PM   #5
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thanks, It works .... very nice to have you guys ...

thanks,
Nate
 
  


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