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Re: cant mount drive



On Sat, 2004-10-09 at 12:46, Jeff Vian wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 01:41, Stuart Sears wrote:
> Not exactly, cdrecord is complaining about not having exclusive access.
> 
> On mine when I insert a blank CD it automatically loads the nautilus
> cdcreator to burn a disk.  I have to close that b4 I can start a burn
> using k3b. 
> 
> I use gnome and nautilus gives the problem noted above.  Does KDE do the
> same?
> 
> As stated below, you cannot mount a CD that has no filesystem on it. 
> You also cannot mount a CD with a filesystem on a device that is being
> held by some other process (such as nautilus).
> 
> > it doesn't contain a filesystem. KDE is misreporting the error.
> > it can't mount it because you haven't actually burnt anything to it yet.
> > You can mount _other_ CDS, right.
> > 
> > the error stems from the cdrecord command above. ALthough you can use device 
> > names, I have always had more success with the original cdrecord syntax:
> >  If this is an IDE/ATAPI device this syntax is
> > # cdrecord -v dev=ATAPI:0,0,0 -dao driveropts=burnfree speed=52 -eject -data 
> > thingy.iso
> > in fact the command you issued can be shortened considerably:
> > # cdrecord -v dev=ATAPI:0,0,0  -dao thingy.iso
> > the speed will be determined automatically, as will -data (it's the default)
> > in fact -dao could be left out too if you wish.

i've tried closing down x then mounting a cd(w/ a filesystem on it) and
it wouldnt mount

if it was anything grabong the device once x is closed shouldnt it be
released?

Thanks


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