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Old 11-27-2003, 10:02 AM   #1
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how to mount the usb CDROM?

hi all.
i have a usb cdrom ,i use the Redhat linux9.0,when i plus the usb cdrom to
the usb jack,i type the command "mount -t iso9660 /dev/sda /mnt/cdrom"
,it tell me faild,i tye the command "mount -t is09660 /dev/sda1 /mnt/cdrom"
also faild. i don't know i to use it!
Old 11-27-2003, 11:59 AM   #2
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Have a look through the output of dmesg to see if your system is detecting the cdrom drive. It probably isn't seeing it as sda or sda1.

Also, post the output that the mount command gives you.



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