LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-03-2003, 11:01 PM   #1
wood
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Posts: 78

Rep: Reputation: 15
Question How can i open a cdrom in command?


I am trying to install a software. I open a shell and type in

rpm -ihv AWCOMMON-4.1-16

but it reply

error: open of AWCOMMON-4.1-16 failed: No such file or directory

Do i have to type it in the CDROM directory?

 
Old 09-03-2003, 11:06 PM   #2
tangle
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2002
Location: Smithville, TN
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 1,749

Rep: Reputation: 71
You eihter need to be in the same directory of the package to are trying to install or add the path in front of it's name.
 
Old 09-03-2003, 11:09 PM   #3
megaspaz
Senior Member
 
Registered: Nov 2002
Location: Silly Con Valley
Distribution: Red Hat 7.3, Red Hat 9.0
Posts: 2,054

Rep: Reputation: 46
su into root and use this command:

mount /dev/cdrom

or

mount /dev/cdrom1

if you have something like a cdrom and a cdrw.
 
  


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 On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cdrom will not open... jsheffie Solaris / OpenSolaris 7 11-21-2005 09:04 AM
can't open cdrom! aspartat Linux - Software 7 03-16-2005 12:23 PM
open close cdrom maxut Linux - Software 1 03-02-2004 03:20 AM
Can't open CDROM drive HuggyBear Linux - Newbie 15 07-05-2003 09:56 AM
cdrom doesn't open?????? i_is_cat Linux - Software 4 06-14-2003 07:47 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:06 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