LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Complete CCNA, CCNP & Red Hat Certification Training Bundle
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-25-2008, 10:26 AM   #1
manjunathprasad
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
to mount CD-ROM in VMWare


how to mount CD-ROM and removable disks in VMWare workstation(REDHAT linux).......
 
Old 02-25-2008, 12:21 PM   #2
shadowsnipes
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 1,442

Rep: Reputation: 71
Go to the menu at the top
VM -> Settings -> Hardware tab -> CD-ROM
and make sure the device and other settings are correct (for instance, mine is /dev/hdc and it is IDE). You can have it connect at power on or you can right click on a little icon at the bottom (while the VM is running) and select to use it. You can also connect the device from within the VM if you have VMware tools installed.

For USB devices like flash drives it is pretty much the same thing but you first have to add the USB controller to the VM's hardware. Use the Add... button on the hardware tab to do this. You might actually have to select the device from VM -> Removable devices -> USB devices once the flash drive is plugged in.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
vmware doesn't recognize CD ROM mohtasham1983 Linux - General 2 02-07-2008 03:12 PM
VMWARE Linux Guest - Virtual CD-ROM daffybunny Linux - Software 1 03-17-2007 09:02 AM
cannot mount cd-rom blnkgcrsr001 Slackware 18 03-25-2006 02:38 PM
cd-rom and dvd-rom drives won't mount... :-( Ausar Linux - Newbie 12 09-01-2004 02:51 PM
Multiple cd-rom icons from one cd-rom mount CEG Linux - General 5 02-04-2004 07:04 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:45 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration