[K12OSN] local device

Radek Bursztynowski radek at bursztynowski.waw.pl
Tue Jul 30 17:16:33 UTC 2013


Many thanks for your explanation. I know it. But the same situation is
with USB stick - I can mount it locally on local console and see it
after log in LDM on my redirected server desktop.

I expected similar mechanizm.

Best regards,

> Unfortunately I can't solve your problem but hopefully I can clarify 
> your understanding of what is going on a bit.  When you press 
> CTRL-ALT-Fx and get a text console it is important to note that this is 
> _not_ an xterm.  It is a local console on your _client_ where the DVD 
> drive is installed, which is why you can see it there.
> Conversely, your X desktop is running on the _server_ but is displaying 
> on your _client_.  Since the DVD drive is not attached to the _server_ 
> you cannot see it there, where the xterm is running.
> Depending on what you want to do with the DVD you can may be able to 
> install a localapp and run that to access the DVD.
> Jeff
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