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Old 05-20-2005, 08:37 AM   #1
ArchiMark
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Question Mount External CD-R/DVD on Laptop USB or PCMCIA??


Recently installed Debian on my little Fujitsu P1120 subnotebook.

With it I have an external CD-RW/DVD drive 'EXP CRWD-2400P'.

I have both a PCMCIA (PC Card) interface cable and a USB interface cable for it.

So can use it either way...also have AC power adapter for drive when using it with
USB...

Anyway, haven't been able to get it running with Debian yet, but would really like to
for both data and audio CD's and occasional DVD usage.

How can I set this up??

Have tried the usual device setup in fstab, but no go yet...perhaps because this is external
not internal device??

Thanks for any help!

Mark
 
Old 05-21-2005, 04:16 AM   #2
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can you post what you did on fstab, so that we can take see what actually you did?

i dont think having an external optic drive should be any special problem.
 
Old 05-21-2005, 12:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help, Andramalech...

As I wasn't sure if this was a Debian or more general Linux question, I posted this on other part of forum and have a lot of posts there....take a look if you like....

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...19#post1653619

Almost there....but not quite yet...

Thanks,

Mark
 
  


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