Possible to install from CD using distutils?

John Machin sjmachin at lexicon.net
Tue Aug 12 21:44:16 CEST 2003


Martin v. L wis wrote:
> "Simon Wittber (Maptek)" <Simon.Wittber at perth.maptek.com.au> writes:
>
> >Try this command. It will let you write to a CD drive.
> > 
> >mount -o rw /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom
>
> Did you try this? You can't mount a cdrom rw - the hardware just does 
> not support writing to a CD-*ROM* (Read-Only Memory).

I tried it but the computer typed this back at me:

'mount' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

What is this "mount"? Where can I get it from?




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