Scott Karlin wrote: > I was surprised that I had to create mount points and use an explicit > mount to read a CD-ROM: > > # mkdir /media/cdrom > # mount -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom > > Is this typical? Is there some RPM that creates the mount points? > > I don't mind becoming root to do the mount -- I was just surprised > the mount points weren't already there. > > Scott > > Depending on your settings, in the GUI mode HAL will create the mount point for the CD/DVD and mount it when you insert the disk. If you are using the cli, you can use gnome-mount to do the same thing. Gone are the days of having to mount CD/DVDs by hand, and having the mount point be in the /mnt tree. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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