Carlos (<garciasuarezya.com>) wrote:
1. Make a directory in /mnt where you want to mount the device> I have a dvd-rom and read write CD in my Red Hat 8 box.
> When mounting
> mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
> only the dvd-rom is mounted.
> How can I mount the rw drive in a directory like /mnt/cdrom1 ?
2. Find out the device file of your drive:
Primary Master: /dev/hda
Primary Slave: /dev/hdb
Secondary Master: /dev/hdc
Secondary Slave: /dev/hdd
SCSI drives or IDE drives with IDE SCSI emulation:
From /dev/scd0 on
Do cat /proc/scsi/scsi or cdrecord -scanbus to check if your writer is
setup with ide scsi emulation (very probably it is).
Now mount the device:
mount /dev/yourdevice /mnt/yourdir
You can also make a symbolic link pointing to the real device file like
ln -s yourdevice cdrw
and then mount it
mount /dev/cdrw /mnt/yourdir
Also, check your /etc/fstab, probably there is already an entry for your
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