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to read files from cdrom

By lynn ·
Dear sir,
i am linux beginner. i am using linux
9.0 and can't browse the cdrom. and can't mount
the cdrom. when i use mount /dev/cdrom, it
displays /dev/cdrom is not a valid block device.
pls, help me.
thanks for ur help.

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by les In reply to to read files from cdrom

try /dev/cd0
also check your boot up messages to ensure linux is seeing your cd-rom at boot.
You can do this by typing in the command "dmesg" or by looking in /var/log/boot.log. (Note these commands are from redhat 9 they may vary on other distro's)

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