CDROM won't load Disc
I have looked all over google, checked fstab, and many other things, and it still wont work. when i tell it to
it tells me:
also, I've tried mounting from mount /dev/cdrom, but it comes up with:
mount: can't find /cdrom in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
I havent made any changes to mtab, but ive copied and pasted fstab from some other threads i've seen with this problem, but nothing's working.
mount: no medium found on /dev/sr0
On an unrelated note, but if any info will help me get around this it will be appreciated, my objective is to load a Windows 7 Installation disc and install it onto a External Hard Drive, and boot it from there when the device is connected.
I didnt know if the type of data on the disc was a crucial key in this or not, so i added that info, just in case.
Oh, yeah, i forgot. I'm running an Acer Aspire laptop, and thats why i posted it here, and ive noticed some of the same laptops have had this problem as well. If this isnt a good reason to keep it in the laptops section, feel free to move the thread.
/cdrom is the mount point. You need to determine which device id (/dev/hda, etc) is associated with the physical drive. Then you can issue the command (as root): mount /dev/hda /cdrom
At least for cases when the system hasn't auto-mounted the disc.
This is what i got for that command:
Originally Posted by Rubberman
Its a little different from the other messages i've gotten, but ineffective nonetheless.
blackmaild@bLackmaiLd:~$ sudo mount /dev/hda /cdrom
[sudo] password for blackmaild:
mount: special device /dev/hda does not exis
Also, when i open Disk Utility, it doesnt even sense my disc. Does that help any or it because it wont mount?