cannot mount cdrom - not a newbie problem

Subhro subhro.kar at
Tue Dec 14 19:09:40 PST 2004

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> questions at] On Behalf Of Timothy Smith
> Sent: Wednesday, December 15, 2004 5:14
> To: James; freebsd-questions at
> Subject: Re: cannot mount cdrom - not a newbie problem
> titan# mount -t cd9660 /dev/cd0a /mount
> cd9660: /dev/cd0a: Invalid argument
> the exact same issue.
> reinstalling etc is not an option since this is a development machine
> and i need to work on it all the time, can't afford for it to be down.
> fyi i am using freebsd 4.10 release
> is there a way i can delete /dev/acd0* and remake the device, could this
> be a fix?

As far as remaking the devices are concerned, you can use the MAKEDEV script
for remaking all devices. Are you sure that you drive is jumpered properly
and the data cables connected to the drives are in good condition?


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