Can't read Linux CDs.
ljpino at grm.net
Fri Sep 1 04:03:33 UTC 2006
Ed Jabbour wrote:
> On Thu August 31 2006 19:32, rpowersau at gmail.com wrote:
>> On 9/1/06, Ed Jabbour <ejbr at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> This is very odd. If I load a live CD of whatever sort,
>>> Ubuntu, Knoppix, etc., it won't mount. Needless
>>> to say, they don't boot. If I insert a Netgear installation CD, it
>>> mounts and can be read. Same for the Scrabble game CD, and same for the
>> Are you running windows when you do this?
> Nope. Ubuntu.
>> Have you put the ubuntu live cd or the knoppix cd into your cd reader
>> and rebooted the computer? Is your bios set up for cd booting? Will
>> the computer boot from the windows recovery cd?
> Yes, yes and yes.
>> Did you burn these cds yourself while running windows? If so, were
>> they burnt as iso images, not data.
> No, they were burned under Linux, and yes, they were
> burned as iso images.
> Any of these CDs can be mounted on another Linux PC, just not on the Ubuntu
> In short, commercial CDs are OK, burned CDs are not.
Did you eject and reinsert the disc a few times? I am using cheap
discs, and they don't get registered sometimes on the first try on my
machine. Just a shot in the dark.
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