Normal drive behavior?

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Jan 31 14:10:18 UTC 2007

Lorin Pino wrote:

> I can insert a cd and listen to music from the dvd-rom (hdc) or the
> cd-rw (hdd).  I can write files from the harddrive to disc fine.  But,
> if I have a disc in hdc (intending to copy it), hdd will only mount for
> about a half of a second before disappearing.
> /etc/fstab only shows hdc:
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> #
> # <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
> proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
> /dev/hda1       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0      
> 1
> /dev/hda5       none            swap    sw              0       0
> /dev/hdc        /media/cdrom0   udf,iso9660 user,noauto     0       0

I have had nothing but trouble with CDs in fstab.  Try commenting it out and
see what happens - pmount should mount it seamlessly (in media, but
probably at a different mountpoint).

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