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Old 02-24-2005, 07:41 PM   #1
uni-ball22
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install problem with disk


When trying to install my distro (White Box) everything works fine until i have to put in disk 2. I get an error message that says:

Disk could not be mounted.

I have checked and there is data on the disk. Whats wrong? Is it my drive?
 
Old 02-24-2005, 07:48 PM   #2
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Hello!

I can't precise what is going wrong... but you can do something, to try to solve this problem...

Ok... when you get that error, just open a new console: <ctrl><alt><f2>, and type "mount /dev/cdrom /cdrom"... maybe you need to change the directories, depending in your system... but if you manage to mount cdrom, it will work, almost for sure!!

Try it...

See you

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Old 02-24-2005, 09:30 PM   #3
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it says that there is no such directory and also there is no cdrom in the dev directory.
 
Old 02-25-2005, 04:24 AM   #4
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Hello!

So you have to check to which file your cdrom is associated....

Do "dmesg | more" ... and see to what file your cdrom is associated...

"hdc: ATAPI 24X DVD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache, UDMA(33)"

For example mine is associated to the file "/dev/hdc"... but check it out for yours...

Than you have to mount it in some directory... but this info you have to see in the error message that it gives you... it should say something "no mounted ... in directory /cdrom" or something like this....

Do this...

See you

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