[Tutor] Reading the CDROM in Linux
steve at pearwood.info
Sat Nov 6 02:08:35 CET 2010
Alan Gauld wrote:
> I don't use Ubuntu so don;t know the standard anmswer there but it will
> depend on where the CD is mounterd.
> I usually mount cdroms on /dev/cdrom
Surely that's where you mount cdroms *from*? I can't think that using
/dev/cdrom as the mount point would be a good idea!
Anyway, more modern Linux systems automatically mount CDs and DVDs. By
convention, /mnt/... is used for manually mounts, and /media/... for
automatic mounts of media.
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