The Linux eternal problem with reading CD/DVDs...

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Tue Jul 18 17:46:49 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-07-18 at 16:09 +0100, Paul Smith wrote:
> On 7/18/06, Paul Smith <phhs80 at> wrote:
> > From time to time, I have serious problems with reading data DVD
> > disks. Now, I try to copy a file from a mounted (automatically) disk
> > to the Desktop (KDE), and the the process is stalled for ages, with no
> > progress. Any ideas? When will Linux reach the MS Windows' performance
> > regarding CD/DVDs?
> That is absolutely irritating: I try to mount the DVD disk manually and I get
> $ mount /dev/dvd
> mount: can't find /dev/hdd in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
> $

Where would you like it to be mounted?  

  Les Mikesell
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