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Here lately i've been having some trouble with my cdrom drive mounting it gives me this message : mount: can't find /mntcdrom in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab and when i try ...
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    Mounting/Unmounting Cd-Rom


    Here lately i've been having some trouble with my cdrom drive mounting it gives me this message :
    mount: can't find /mntcdrom in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
    and when i try to unmont it it gives me this message:
    umount: /mnt/cdrom/: not mounted
    Im using the mount and umount commands anyone have any suggestions for me to use?

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    How is your fstab setted up?

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    /dev/hda1 / ext3 noatime 1 1
    /dev/hda3 /mnt/windows ntfs umask=0, nls=iso8859-1, ro 0 0
    none /proc proc defaults 0 0
    /dev/hda2 swap swap defaults 0 0

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    You need to have a line like the followin in order to mount a cdrom:

    /dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,noauto,rw,exec,users 0 0


    That is assuming that hdc is your cdrom and is plugged into the 2nd IDE channel and is set as Master.

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    thank you that got it

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    Cool Help!!

    im a bit new to linux and i want to know where i can get some info on this software, for eg programs how to installl programs and programs available for development. Im a second year comp sci student in jamaica at the university of the west indies and im using ubuntu 5.10. Please assist, jus tell me everything u can or give me links to resources of u if u have ant tutorials it wud help.

    Much Thanks!

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