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Old 04-24-2002, 07:25 PM   #1
slacker007
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Talking How to mount a CD-Rom in Slackware 8.0


Hi Guys,

Ok, iv got something weird going on here. I have got Slackware 8.0 installed and working. I installed it off my cdrom. but now it will not mount in KDE.

I have tried entering this:

/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom ISO9660 ro,noauto,user 0 0

in the /ect/fstab folder

when i try to mount in the bash i get this error: no final newline at the end of /ect/fstab?

What is this? what kind of line do i need to place in the folder?

Please explain clearly, in very very new to linux and I do not know my way around linux yet.

thanks
Daryl
 
Old 04-24-2002, 08:23 PM   #2
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do what it says!

make sure there is a blank line at the end of the fstab file.

If you're just mounting a cd the odd time, there's no need for the fstab line:

mount /dev/hdc /mnt -t iso9660 -o ro,noauto

You don't need user 0.0 because it defaults to the user it's run as (which unless your mount is suid root, will be root).
 
Old 04-24-2002, 10:14 PM   #3
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also from a command line you can just enter this to mount the cd..

first create a /mnt/cdrom directory.. then,

$ mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom # mounts the cd
$ cd /mnt/cdrom # cd's into the directory of the cd
$ ls -al # lists all the contents of the cdrom
 
Old 04-25-2002, 02:01 PM   #4
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DO it, as root:

ln -sf /dev/hdc /dev/cdrom

echo '/dev/cdrom /cdrom iso9660 noauto,user,ro 0 0' >> /etc/fstab

chmod 666 /dev/hdc

exit

Login as a common user and type:

mount /cdrom

Ta-Da!

HTH

vfs.
 
Old 04-25-2002, 03:15 PM   #5
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Thanks ITs working

Thanks to all those who posted, i was able to get the cdrom working. Glad this forum is working :-)
 
  


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