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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 16:40:42 -0800 (PST)
From:      Kevin Greenidge <rootuser2000@yahoo.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Error when trying to mount cd
Message-ID:  <20030101004042.14686.qmail@web40511.mail.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <3E122E3D.7000506@rogers.com>

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--- Mike Jeays <mj001@rogers.com> wrote:
> Stacey Roberts wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 21:29, Kevin Greenidge wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>--- Stacey Roberts <stacey@vickiandstacey.com>
> wrote:
> >>    
> >>
> >>>On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 17:28, Kevin Greenidge
> wrote:
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>I was trying to mount a Windows XP disk to use
> as
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>a
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>test. 
> >>>>
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>Hi Kevin,
> >>>   To test what?
> >>>
> >>>Instead of "Error when tryign to mount cd" as a
> >>>subject, don't you think
> >>>that the fact that the CD is actually WinXP was
> >>>kinda pertinent to the
> >>>problem?
> >>>
> >>>Try previous suggestions with a *normal* data CD,
> if
> >>>you please.
> >>>
> >>>Regards,
> >>>
> >>>Stacey
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>--- Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:
> >>>>        
> >>>>
> >>>>>On Tue, 31 Dec 2002, Kevin Greenidge wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>I am running 4.7 and "mount /cdrom" does not
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>work.
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>>I
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>have yet to try "mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>/cdrom"
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>>>>and maybe this one will....
> >>>>>>            
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>"does not work" could be more detailed...  Are
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>you
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>>trying to mount a
> >>>>>UDF-formatted CD from a Windows system, or
> maybe
> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
> >>>a
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>>>>music CD?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
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> >>>      
> >>>
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> >>>>>          
> >>>>>
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> >>>>>          
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> >>>-- 
> >>>Stacey Roberts
> >>>B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science
> >>>
> >>>Web: www.vickiandstacey.com
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>      
> >>>
> >>I just wanted to mount my Win XP cd since it was
> the
> >>only one laying about at the time. I'm trying to
> setup
> >>samba to share the cdrom. When I get home I will
> try
> >>another cd in the machine to see if it works. 
> >>
> >>I was under the impression that Freebsd would see
> any
> >>cd since my redhat box see the folders in my win
> XP cd
> >>fine.... 
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >Hi Kevin,
> >   I'm pretty sure that you'll be able to mount and
> view the content of
> >the CD with the command:
> >
> >mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c /cdrom
> >
> >If not:
> >
> >mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c /mnt/cdrom
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Stacey
> >
> >  
> >
> >>To Unsubscribe: send mail to majordomo@FreeBSD.org
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> >>    
> >>
> To be a bit more complete:
> 
> 1) Make certain you have a directory /cdrom, and
> that there is nothing
>     in it - not even any hidden files.
> 2) Make sure you are cd-ed to some other directory.
> 3) Execute "mount -t cd9660 /dev/acd0c /cdrom"
> 
> If your /etc/fstab contains a line as follows:
> /dev/acd0c              /cdrom          cd9660 
> ro,noauto       0       0
> you can replace the mount command above with
> "mount /cdrom"
> 
> If this doesn't work, it could be a bad CD.    I
> have a CD-RW
> that reads just fine on one FreeBSD machine, but
> which causes a
> Pentium 120 running FreeBSD 4.1 to crash.  A
> complete crash,
> with need for an fsck on its filesystems, and
> reproducible.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
I finally got a chance to get in front of my box and
"mount /cdrom" worked. I replaced my Win XP cd with my
FreeBSD and various other disks and they worked fine.
I guess it does make a difference with what type of cd
it is because I know the Win XP disk is good. 


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