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Old 03-09-2008, 01:15 PM   #1
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cd/dvd drive won't open in Slackware

Hello Linux buddy's,

I have a problem with open my cd/dvd drive with linux in the console!
Graphical can I open the dvd this because it's the game Battlefield2142 because it's in a .zip file I will run it in wine. I can't find the device media:/dev/sr0 in the konsole I don't see sr0. Is the problem because it is a zip file or what?

Srry for my bad english

Greets from Holland,

Old 03-09-2008, 02:22 PM   #2
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On the console type in "mount".
This will show you if the CD drive has been mounted by the system.
If it is not ... the /etc/fstab file will show you your mount points.


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