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Old 04-03-2009, 08:59 PM   #1
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Pls tell me How to mount CD-ROM


I dont know how to mount the CD-ROM on the linux from scratch.

So if you could pls tell me.

I'll be waiting for an answer. Thx
Old 04-03-2009, 09:13 PM   #2
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do you have /bin/mount ?
if so it's /bin/mount /dev/cdrom (or whatever device node it is) /mnt/cdrom (/mnt/cdrom has to be created first)

if you don't have a copy of /bin/mount you'll have to install it using a live cd first
Old 04-03-2009, 09:14 PM   #3
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Your system is likely already set up to allow easy mounting of CD's. You should be able to just run:
$ mount /media/cdrom

If you are mounting to a different location you can use:

$ sudo mount /dev/cdrom location/

Or maybe you have an ISO file:

$ sudo mount image.iso location/

If you have issues with it not finding the filesystem type use the -t argument:

$ sudo mount -t iso9660 image.iso location/

If you do not have 'sudo' setup you will need to run those commands as root. (su)
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Thumbs up HI

Both are different commands
one of them may work.

1)mount /dev/cdrom
2)mount -t iso9660 /dev/hdc /media/cdrom0

For the second command check with both cdrom and cdrom0 separately. I guess its cdrom. Ok ALL THE BEST.
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Thx a lot for the reply.

I'll try this tomorrow morning.


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