Re: CD ROM mounting

JP Rosevear (
Tue, 18 May 1999 19:59:15 +0000

Wade Ammon wrote:

> Dear Linux List Gurus!
> When I try to <mount cdrom/> I get a 'wrong fs type, bad option, bad
> superblock on dev/cdrom or too many mounted filesystems'. I am running
> kernel 2.2.6 on a 9600/300 and have a three different mounted HFS
> partitions beside the. Is there a maximum number of partitions/drives
> that can be mounted?

Probably, but 4 is not the limit.. The cdrom type probably defaults to
iso9660, try using the -t option to explicitly specify the type, ie:

mount -t hfs /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

Also (its probably fine but..) make sure /dev/cdrom is a link to the
right device.


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