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Old 07-22-2008, 11:57 AM   #1
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Question DVD writer

am new to linux can any one help me out
how to mount DVD writer in cli am using rhel-5.

i can able to use in gui in gui everything is fine
it is possible if we specify once in /etc/fstab every time i boot
it should br available to use shouls not necessary to mount every i insert
dvd into the drive.

am so thankful if any one can tell me step-step.
from 25 of this month am joining for RHEL course
of one month can any one suggest me the best to grasp quickly

Thanks in advance
Old 07-22-2008, 03:21 PM   #2
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I am not a RHEL user but in LInux you do not mount a device , you mount a file system
Old 07-22-2008, 03:56 PM   #3
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Hi and welcome to LQ.

Are you trying to access discs on the drive? If so, you need to use mount in conjunction with the filesystem on the discs e.g.
mount -t iso9660 /dev/sdX /media/mountpoint
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If you are using RHEL5 and a member of cdrom group, you can inset/eject dvd like you do in most *Winblowz* systems.


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