mounting floppy and cdrom

marc brady mandrakeexpert at expressindustrial.com.au
Sun May 19 09:30:53 PDT 2002


nope its isofs

run this command

insmod isofs

see what it says if it loads try to run the command agin to mount the cd but 
if you use my fstab setup just put your right devices in you do not have to 
use the filesystem switch

marc


On Sunday 19 May 2002 12:24 am, you wrote:
> errrrr...... maybe I better check my kernel conf
>
> root:~# mount -t isofs /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom
> mount: fs type isofs not supported by kernel
> mount: maybe you meant iso9660 ?
>
>
> "marc brady" <mandrakeexpert at expressindustrial.com.au> wrote in message
> news:200205191220.32118.mandrakeexpert at expressindustrial.com.au...
> make your fstab exactly like mine except for the device listsings of course
> it
> will work then
>
> marc
>
> the word auto in the lines mean
>
> that it will use any filesystem
>
> and you can not use /dev/cdrom if that is not pointing to the proper drive
> designation
>
> primary master=/dev/hda
> primary slave=/dev/hdb
> secondary master=/dev/hdc
> secondary slave=/dev/hdd
>
> get the point use one of those devices for the cdrom instaed of /dev/cdrom
>
> marc
>
> On Sunday 19 May 2002 12:08 am, you wrote:
> > almost
> > /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto
> > user,isocharset=iso8859-1,unmask=0,sync,exec,codepage=850,noauto 0 0
> >
> > "/etc/fstab" 11L, 347C written
> > root:~# mount /mnt/floppy
> > mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> >
> > "marc brady" <mandrakeexpert at expressindustrial.com.au> wrote in message
> > news:200205191142.48028.mandrakeexpert at expressindustrial.com.au...
> > did you copy the fstab from your host system?
> >
> > if so i bet it is mandrake
> >
> > make your fstab like the one i am attaching to this mail
> >
> > by the way make sure you substitute the right devices use mine as a guide
> > line
> > only
> >
> > marc
> >
> > On Saturday 18 May 2002 11:16 pm, you wrote:
> > > I've managed to install bind-9, Apache, wu-ftp and a NTP server but
>
> today
>
> > I
> >
> > > thought I would finally mount my floppy and cdrom drive. I just cant
> > > get them to work.  I added a hard drive and it works but no-joy with
> > > something as basic as a floppy and cdrom.  Actually the cdrom is a IDE
> > > cdburner but if I can't mount it as a cdrom what chance do I have
> > > making it burn. Can someone point me in the right direction?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > root:~# mount /mnt/floppy
> > > mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/fd0,
> > >        or too many mounted file systems
> > > root:~# mount /mnt/cdrom
> > > mount: /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device
> > > root:~# mount /mnt/fd0
> > > mount: can't find /mnt/fd0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
> > > root:~# mount /mnt/hdc
> > > mount: can't find /mnt/hdc in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
> > > root:~# mount /dev/hdc
> > > mount: can't find /dev/hdc in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
> > > root:~#
> > > # Begin /etc/fstab
> > >
> > > # filesystem    mount-point     fs-type options         dump
> > > fsck-order
> > >
> > > /dev/hdb1       /               ext3    defaults        1       1
> > > /dev/hda3       swap            swap    pri=1           0       0
> > > proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
> > > /dev/hdd1       /srl            ext2    defaults        1       1
> > > /dev/cdrom      /mnt/cdrom      iso9660 noauto,ro       0       0
> > > /dev/fd0        /mnt/floppy     ext2    noauto          0       0

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