What do I put in fstab to get my DVD/CDROM burner to work?

Chris Hill chris at monochrome.org
Fri Nov 16 19:25:10 PST 2007

On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, David J Brooks wrote:

> On Friday 16 November 2007 08:23:21 pm Gary Kline wrote:
>> 	I've googled aroound, and can't be sure what to  add in the
>> 	FStype column to get my DCD/CDROM  burners to work.  Ubuntu
>> 	installed ny 2005 burner automagically.  Nothing like that for
>> 	FreeBSD, so can anybody clue me in what I substitute for
>> 	"udf" and "cd9660"?
>> 	This is the old and current fstable:
>> # DVD drive (top)
>> /dev/acd0               /media/cdroms/0 udf     ro,noauto       0       0
>> # CD-burner (bottom)
>> /dev/acd1               /media/cdroms/1 cd9660  ro,noauto       0       0
> cd9660 is what you need. for the burner at least though, you'll want 
> to make it rw rather than ro.

Good point! Although my CD burner burns CDs just fine with either 
cdrecord or burncd, even with ro in its fstab line.

> This chapter of the handbook: 
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/creating-cds.html
> and the one that follows are worth a careful reading.

True dat.

Chris Hill               chris at monochrome.org
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