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Old 03-17-2002, 12:43 PM   #1
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Mounting a cd rom and configuring it.

How would i mount my cd rom. Linux can't detect my cd rom. and how would i configure it to run on xmms.

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Old 03-17-2002, 01:05 PM   #2
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You may want a permenant entry in your /etc/fstab so you don't have to type all of this everytime, but if you just wanna mount it, go to a console or the commandline and type;

mount -t iso9660 /dev/hd(x) /mnt/cdrom

x = the number of the disk linux assigns. it'll be;
hda if primary drive
hdb if primary slave
hdc if secondary drive
hdd if secondary slave

you'll need to make sure the /mnt/cdrom directory is there. You can actually make any directory you want to mount it to, as long as that's where you tell it to mount. Just do a mkdir /whatever


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