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Old 03-27-2002, 07:24 AM   #1
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cdrom cannot mount

I have a cd that has a few linux driver in it in the cdrom drive,and I click on the cdrom icon to open it; the computer display this error message." could not mount device, mount: not a directory"
I use mandrake 8.1; my cdrom drive is a cdwriter/dvd combo
Old 03-27-2002, 07:31 AM   #2
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Try as root:
mount -t iso9660 /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom

From a terminal. The /mnt/cdrom directory has to allready be created.


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