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SubjectRe: cannot find directory on cdrom
On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 08:29:02AM +0100, Richard Polton wrote:
> I have a cdrom burnt by a friend with W2000 (I know, friends don't let
> friends use W ;-) which has (at least) one directory on it which I cannot
> see when mounting the disk under linux. I am using kernel 2.4.4 and
> the mount command is the usual
> mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom -t iso9660
> I have Joliet compiled into the kernel too. I can send by private email the
> first 120 blocks or so of the disk if anyone is interested. I looked at this
> with hexlify and can see the mysterious directory (s?) which is called
> 'sturf'.

Try to mount the CDROM with the option -onojoliet and see if that
helps. It once solved the problem for me, YMMV. See man mount for more
iso9660 mount options.


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