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Re: Mounting Combo drive



Hello Jim,
I tried your suggestion.
The result is:
mount: cant find /media/cd in  /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
Thanks,
Subrata.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Cornette" <fc-cornette insight rr com>
To: "For users of Fedora Core releases"
<fedora-list redhat com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 31, 2006 7:44 AM
Subject: Re: Mounting Combo drive


> Subrata Banerjee wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I am a new user of FC5.
>> The problem i am facing is
>> the FC5 does not recognise
>> my combo drive.
>> I tried 'mount /mnt/cdrom'
>> but of no result.
>> I will be obliged if
>> anybody can help me
>> to sort out the problem.
>> Thanks.
>> Subrata.
> 
> The mounting directory for devices has changed to
/media vs. the old 
> standard of /mnt. Also, a lot of media is not
mounted by the label that 
> the media inside the device contains. Sy you have a
DVD labeled. "My 
> Favorite DVD", the mountpoint would /media plus the
disc label.
> 
> Check the entries in /media to see if your device is
listed within that 
> directory. Sometimes the DVD or whatever gets
labeled as a disk, thus 
> /media/disk would be your mountpoint.
> 
> I think remembering /mnt/cdrom or /mnt/dvd would be
more rational, but 
> things change.
> 
> Jim
> 
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