Why I haven't device /dev/cd0

Malachi de Ælfweald malachid at gmail.com
Wed Jan 18 13:39:58 PST 2006

If you look at /etc/fstab it should show you which device is assigned to
in my case (DVD+RW-DL), it is /dev/acd0
Since you have that device, that is probably yours as well.

I wouldn't be surprised if you could simply:
mount /cdrom


On 1/18/06, cblasius <cblasius at o2.pl> wrote:
> Hello !
> I want to use DVD+RW. I looked in handbook and I saw there:
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-dvds.html
> >>16.7.5 Using a DVD+RW
> >>
> >>Unlike CD-RW, a virgin DVD+RW needs to be formatted before first use.
> >>The growisofs(1) program will take care of it automatically whenever
> >>appropriate, which is the recommended way. However you can use the
> >>dvd+rw-format command to format the DVD+RW:
> >>
> >># dvd+rw-format /dev/cd0
> It is a mistake?
> In my folder /dev/ I have only the following devices for DVD:
> /dev/acd0
> and this (I do not remember exactly it name)
> /dev/acd0t01
> Where is /dev/cd0?
> I want to format my DVD, but when I use:
> # dvd+rw-format /dev/acd0
> then I obtain error about something inappropriate ioctl.
> Please for help. I'm beginner in FreeBSD.
> I try format DVD+RW and then want to use for packet writing.
> Is it possible?
> Best regards,
> cblasius
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