Why CD not accessible?

Nik Clayton nik at freebsd.org
Mon Jul 10 20:08:25 BST 2000


On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 02:18:19PM +0100, Tony Balazs wrote:
> If I go to /cdrom I can't see anything listed there,
> even though the CD works fine from sysinstall.
> 
> In /etc/fstab I have:
> 
> /dev/acd0c /cdrom cd9660 ro, noauto 0  0
> 
> and am running a Goldstar IDE CD drive.

    mount /cdrom

first.  "noauto" in /etc/fstab means that the OS won't try and mount this
automatically at startup.

If you want things like "cd /cdrom" to automatically mount the CD first
then you need to explore things like amd(8).

N
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