Eric F Crist
ecrist at adtechintegrated.com
Sun Feb 15 16:36:46 PST 2004
On Sunday 15 February 2004 08:58 pm, Mardoc Inc. wrote:
> To: FreeBSD advisors:
> Re: CDROM
> Dear Sir/Madam
> I am currently using FreeBSD to operate some digitizing equipment. I
> cannot upgrade
> to a newer version of FreeBSD because all the current equipment is somewhat
> locked to it.
> I am using FreeBSD 2.2.7-CAM. My motherboard is a Super P6SNE II, circa
> I am trying to read from a CD. I am currently using a Acer 640-272 CD
> The BIOS recognizes the CD - dmesg gives (approximately - not quite
> wcd0 unit 1(atapi) <ATAPI CD-ROM DRIVE 40x Maximum/NOAP>
> removeable drivem iondic,
> wcd0 6890 kB/s, 128 kB cache, audioplay ...
> wcd0 medium type ox11, unlocked
> I have tried to mount it as
> mount /dev/wcd0a /cdrom
> but I get a message
> "Incorrect superblock."
> Is there an easy way to mount the CD, or is the message telling me it
> is too difficult, or my CD is too new?? If so, do you know what vintage CD
> I could get to work?
> Wayne Hocking
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Try the following:
mount -t cd9660 /dev/wcd0c /cdrom
Note the c at the end of the device, instead of the a. I don't know why, but
this is what I've got to do. Perhaps Kris or someone else who knows
something more than I can explain that part...
Eric F Crist
AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc
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