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

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Sat Nov 17 10:06:40 PST 2007

On 2007-11-16 22:24, Chris Hill <chris at monochrome.org> wrote:
>On Fri, 16 Nov 2007, David J Brooks wrote:
>>On Friday 16 November 2007 08:23:21 pm Gary Kline wrote:
>>> 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.

Not really.  When *mounted* even DVD-RW disks are read-only.

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

That's because they are not written ``through the cd9660 filesystem
driver'', but through cdrecord/burncd.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list