[lug] Help mounting a wierd cd-rom

Mr Viggy LittleViggy at alum.manhattan.edu
Sat Aug 30 10:41:23 MDT 2003

Oh, yeah, I forgot.  I assume you tried "cdfs", or "iso9660"?  CD's are 
typically iso9660, not vfat or ntfs...


Mr Viggy wrote:
> It sounds like she "formatted" it to be a "drag-n-drop" type of disk, 
> using direct access.
> I don't know how to read it on Linux, but on a Windows box, the CD 
> itself should have a UFS driver on it.  If the Windows machine doesn't 
> have that driver installed, the CD will install it for you.
> See if you can find a UFS disk driver for Linux, and mount it like that.
> Sorry I couldn't be much more help.
> Viggy
> Paul E Condon wrote:
>> My daughter is visiting over the weekend from the East.
>> She brought with her a CD that she burned on her Windows machine. We 
>> cannot read it here on my Debian
>> or on my wife's Mac. Our daughter says she recorded the
>> CD by using file copy in Windows Explorer, and she says
>> she can read it on her computer at home. I've tried
>> mounting it using auto-mount and specifying vfat or
>> ntfs. None of these work. We don't have a functioning
>> Windows machine here to see if it can read the CD.
>> Is there a specific mounting method that works for
>> CDs that were recorded as this one was recorded?

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