[techtalk] 6.1 install, the undead
ingrid at miranda.org
Mon Nov 1 18:16:44 EST 1999
On Mon, 1 Nov 1999, Tonya Winter wrote:
> One of the reasons I wanted to upgrade is that I can't seem to mount the CD
> ROM. I have tried many different pieces of advice. The most frequently
> suggested being "type mount /dev/hdc/cdrom (or whatever your cdrom is
> usually hdc but maybe hdb or ?)" When I type that command in any form I get
> "can't find /dev/hdc/cdrom in /etc/mtab or /etc/fstab"
> I'm going to guess that its because I didn't set something up? I just
> recieved Running Linux and Linux in a Nutshell both O'Reilly books. If you
> happen to know what to look up in there that would be great. Or just giving
> me advice directly is always appreciated! ;)
I'm certainly no expert, but when I first learned how to mount my CD-ROM,
I found www.control-escape.com/lx-mounting.html extraordinarily helpful.
First they explain carefully and in plain English what mounting is all
about. Then they have a nice explanation of how your /etc/fstab needs to
be set up, complete with an example. Though I'm in no position to help
you myself, maybe this site can shed some light on your troubles.
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