mounting cd in solaris 5.8

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Old 09-25-2007
mounting cd in solaris 5.8


I am trying to mount a cd on Solaris and its giving me the following error

mount -F hsfs -o nomaplcase,ro /dev/rdsk/c0t2d0s2 /tmpcd
mount: /dev/rdsk/c0t2d0s2 not a block device

I stopped vold and tried to mount and it is not working.

any help?
# 2  
Old 09-25-2007
mount -F hsfs -o nomaplcase,ro /dev/dsk/c0t2d0s2 /tmpcd

is it a sun box? standard for cd/dvd drives is the target id 6....
# 3  
Old 09-25-2007
yes its a sun box what do you mean by id 6?
# 4  
Old 09-25-2007
did you try:
mount -F hsfs -o nomaplcase,ro /dev/dsk/c0t2d0s2 /tmpcd


target id means the scsi id for the cdrom/dvd drive. its typically id 6 in a sun box:

# 5  
Old 09-25-2007
Hi duke,

i got it working and now and now i am trying to tar up a folder on it to pass over the network using ftp. Will post this in a new thread

thanks for your help

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