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 > 1997. > > I am trying to read from a CD. I am currently using a Acer 640-272 CD > (40x). > > The BIOS recognizes the CD - dmesg gives (approximately - not quite > verbatim) > > 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? > > tks > > Wayne Hocking > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"
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... HTH -- Eric F Crist AdTech Integrated Systems, Inc (612) 998-3588