Mounting second part of the cdrom

Travis Waalkens traviswaalkens at cox.net
Mon Sep 20 03:52:48 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 06:37 +0300, Andrey Andreev wrote:
> Travis Waalkens wrote:
> >
> > I found a site that told me to do this:
> > [root at localhost travis]# mount /mnt/cdrom -o session=2
> > 
> > but it says as an error. 
> > mount: /dev/cdrom already mounted or /mnt/cdrom busy
> > mount: according to mtab, /dev/hdc is already mounted on /mnt/cdrom
> 
> Well the error message says that /dev/cdrom is already mounted, which 
> means what it says :)
> 
> To unmount it, try first as root
> 
> 	umount /dev/cdrom
> 
> When issuing the command, take care that you're none of your shells is 
> in /mnt/cdrom, and that nautilus or konq or whatever does not have 
> anything under /mnt/cdrom open, or you will get a device busy error.
> 
> After you unmount /dev/cdrom you can try the line you originally tried.
> 
> Tip: you can always check what's mounted and where by running
> 
> 	mount
> 
> without parameters.
> 
> Greets,
> 
> //Andro
> 
> -- 
> Andrey Andreev
> University of Helsinki
> Dept. of Computer Science
> 
> 

Ok tried the umount
it worked I managed to unmount the drive 
but when I remounted it even using the session=2 switch it still only
showed the same list I originally posted. 

Grrrrrrr this is realy getting frustrating





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