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Old 01-05-2004, 12:57 PM   #1
neosap
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Mounting DVD ROM


Dear friends,

I am new to world of Linux. i have recently installed Redhat linux 9 on my PC. i have a DVD Rom installed on my system, the

system is mounting it as a CD ROM. Now if I want to Browse a DATA CD the System is not reading the dics and stating that no

disc found.

Please help me out...... Tell me how to mount a DVD ROM so that I can use my DVDs. Its a Toshiba DVD ROM.

Regards,

Neosap.
 
Old 01-05-2004, 01:12 PM   #2
DrOzz
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you don't need to mount DVDs, you just fire up a media player such as mplayer and hit the play button
 
Old 01-05-2004, 04:47 PM   #3
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I have a Toshiba DVD-ROM. This is what I do:

$ su
(enter password)
$ mount /mnt/cdrom
$ cd /mnt/cdrom
$ ls

The ls command should give you a directory listing.

Hope this helps.
 
Old 01-05-2004, 05:31 PM   #4
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You should check your /etc/fstab file.
There should be a line like
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom iso9660 noauto,user, ro.
If not add/modify such line.
You could have a different configuration according to your hardware system.
I mean that /dev/cdrom could be different like /dev/hdc or /dev/scd0 if you have the ide-scsi module enabled at boot.
If you could post your /etc/fstab file and your drives configuration, me or someone else could help you more in details
Preliminarely you should also try
mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
if the links you reported are correct this should work.
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