[CLUG-tech] dvd writer

gareth clug at lordcow.org
Thu Feb 9 15:22:20 SAST 2006

On Thu 2006-02-09 (15:07), Izak Burger wrote:
> >well ok, now that it can sort've see it, i get nothing from
> >fdisk -l /dev/sda  etc. even though a cd is in the drive?
> CDs don't have partition tables.

i know, but i normally get a message saying so. in this case
nothing is outputted, just my way of checking

> Try mounting the CD:
> mount /dev/sda /mnt/tmp
> Check if you can see files in /mnt/tmp.

root at lhc:~# mount /dev/sda /mnt       
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
root at lhc:~# mount -t iso9660 /dev/sda /mnt
mount: /dev/sda is not a valid block device


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