[lug] Help mounting a wierd cd-rom

Dhruva B. Reddy bdhruva at gmx.net
Sun Aug 31 10:37:18 MDT 2003

On Sat, 30 Aug 2003 at 14:22 -0600, Nate Duehr soliloquized thusly:
> 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?
> If it was created with WinXP's drag-and-drop stuff, it may be that WinXP 
> leaves the CD session "open" until you tell it to close the CD.

Actually, I was just told by a Windows bigot that XP does not create
true ISO images, and that one would be better off with one of the
commercially available applications.


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