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Re: Mount //./cdrom0 problem
On Tue, Jul 24, 2001 at 02:26:29PM -0700, Bruce Dobrin wrote:
> I've been backing up cd images by mounting them as block devices and using
> dd to dump the image to a file (all on win2k). I just tryiied this on my
> NT4 machine and found that : " mount -f -b //./cdrom0 /dev/cda "
> doesn't seem to work on NT (but works fine on win2k). I get an error that
> /dev/cda is not a recognized file or directory. Is the Block Device name
> for the cdrom on NT different than the name on Win2k? (I tried //./cd-rom0
> too, to no effect). Has anyone else had success with mounting the CD-rom
> Bolck device on NT?
You can access the cd-rom on both, NT4 and W2K, using the drive letter:
mount -f -b //./F: /dev/cda
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