[lug] cdrom device disappears on xubuntu
sullivan at mathcom.com
Mon Feb 11 19:00:32 MST 2013
Thank you, exactly what I was looking for ...
On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 06:33:26PM -0700, Simos wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Here's a silly question.
> > When I put an audio cdrom in my xubuntu 12 laptop it plays.
> > Great! But I want to copy the files and cannot find the device.
> > /media is empty.
> > mount -r -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /tta
> > gives: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sr0, ...
> > with syslog full of messages like:
> > isofs_fill_super: bread failed, dev=sr0, iso_blknum=16, block=16
> > Sense Key : Illegal Request
> > mount -r -t iso9660 /dev/sr0 /tta
> > does the same thing.
> > What did they do with the cdrom device??
> > Many thanks,
> > Steve
> By "audio cdrom" do you mean a standard audio CD?
> I'm probably stating the obvious, but standard audio Compact Discs
> (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compact_Disc) do not have filesystems
> on them. You can copy ("rip") the audio data from them with something
> like cdparanoia. Other tools and file managers may show you the audio
> tracks as if they were files in a mounted filesystem, but they are really
> "faking it".
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Steve Sullivan sullivan at mathcom.com
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