FreeBSD  Release  12.0  Install  Guide



Mounting Cdrom

FBSD comes with one CDROM drive preconfigured in /etc/fstab. You only mount data CDROMs, music CDs are mounted by the music playing software you use, as does the software you use to write CDs.

Load a standard cd9660 (Rock Ridge Extensions) CD in the drive.

mount /cdrom         # mount device to mount point /cdrom

cd /cdrom            # change to directory

ls                   # list content of CDROM disk

cd /                 # leave directory

umount /cdrom        # to dismount a CDROM disk from the drive


If you have two CDROM drives you can add the shortcut mount command for it.

 Edit /etc/fstab and add the following statement:

/dev/acd1c /cdrom2 cd9660 ro,noauto 0 0

Then create its mount point:

cd /

mkdir /cdrom2

Reboot the system to enable your change.


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