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Old 07-25-2003, 12:35 AM   #1
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mounting an audio cd


hi,

I cannot mount an audio cd, just because I dont know the correct file type . pls tell me how can i do that.


thanks
 
Old 07-25-2003, 12:38 AM   #2
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You can't mount audio CD's, you can only play them.
 
Old 07-25-2003, 02:47 AM   #3
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And for bonus points, the reason you can't mount audio CDs is because they have no filesystem to speak of, and that's what you mount .. filesystems. (extra credit: techincally, someone out there did make some jacked up CDfs module that no one uses, but it did make it possible to "mount" audio CDs)
 
Old 07-25-2003, 05:33 AM   #4
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thanks fancypiper & strike..........
 
Old 07-25-2003, 05:37 PM   #5
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And another technical point: KDE usually comes with a util called an CD-IOSlave that allows you to access audio CDs as if they contained a filesystem. I've not used it in a while, but I remember that you could point your file manager (Konqueror) to cd:// and you would be presented with several subdirs, wav mp3 ogg, etc. Pretty cool idea, but doesn't help when thinking about what mounting is all about.
 
  


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