LinuxQuestions.org
Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-12-2004, 01:17 AM   #1
santasballz
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2004
Posts: 227

Rep: Reputation: 30
virtual cd rom


you know how on windows when playing games (warcraft 3 to be exact) sometimes you're too lazy to put and take the cd out each time so you use a virtual cd rom to play the game without putting the cd in. i was wondering if that is possible with linux, especially along with winex

what i mean is having winex installed with warcraft 3, and be able to play without putting the cd in each time.
 
Old 03-12-2004, 04:50 AM   #2
guygriffiths
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Reading, UK
Distribution: Debian 3.0, LFS
Posts: 524

Rep: Reputation: 37
Well I would imagine that there is a config file somewhere which specifies the mountpoint of the CD for the game. Have a look, and if you find one, just change it to the directory where you have copied the CD.
Otherwise it may mount a particular /dev/ (eg. /dev/hdc /dev/scd0) In which case you could get around the problem by setting this to a physical partition which holds the CD data. The only problem is that you would need a dedicated partition for each game you run.
 
  


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
permission denied! floppy cd-rom dvd-rom HELP! OMEGA-DOOM Linux - Software 17 10-15-2004 05:40 PM
DVD-ROM/CD-ROM unable to recognize debain boot CD gottfried Linux - Newbie 2 01-20-2004 12:39 PM
Virtual PC and Linux CD-Rom iso e-regular Linux - Software 2 09-29-2003 08:28 PM
how to add cd-rom, dvd-rom, floppy, hard disk icons on gnome desktop? spyghost Linux - Software 6 09-21-2003 05:44 PM
DVD-ROM not detected CD-RW mistaken as CD-ROM Device DarkXtar Slackware 21 06-02-2003 07:58 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:31 PM.

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