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Postby ferrari » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:14 pm

Thanks for clarifying. So, I'm not familiar with Puppy Linux, but I did find this thread
http://208.109.22.214/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=627549&sid=368edfa4af4a970e9a3ee280ee2fcd91
on the topic of a auto-mounting. It mentions usb devices, but cdrom/dvd drives as well.

Barry Kauler discusses an auto-mounting 'fix' in this blog:

http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02835

I hope this is relevant/helpful to your situation. :)
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Postby nelz » Wed Apr 10, 2013 9:43 pm

Can you mount devices manually?

AFAIR Puppy runs as root so you nly need to open a terminal and run
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mkdir -p /mnt/cdrom
mount /dev/sr0 /mnt/cdrom


and the contents will appear in /mnt/cdrom. If this works, the problem is with the automounter, not the drive.
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