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Cdrom

How would I mount a cdrom drive in Unix
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Old 07-09-2002
Re: Cdrom

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Originally posted by Hordak
How would I mount a cdrom drive in Unix
Depends on OS. If you perform a search I am sure that you will find a bevy of answers on this topic.
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Old 07-09-2002
My machines have Solaris 8 on them, and I am not a newbie to Unix, but there are certain things I know and certain things I don't, I didn't see anything that helped me at all.
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Old 07-09-2002
Under Linux:

#mount /dev/hdc -t iso9660 -r /cdrom

in case of a scsi cd-rom

#mount /dev/sdc0 -t iso9660 -r /cdrom
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Old 07-09-2002
In Solaris:

Mount the CDROM on Remote Machine
# mount -r -F hsfs /dev/sr0 /cdrom

Mount the CD-ROM on local machine
# mount -r remotehost:/cdrom /cdrom

or

# mount -r /dev/sr0 /cdrom
 

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