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mounting a cdrom?

Posted on 2005-04-11
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Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Just put a cd in my cdrom with files. I can do an
ls /mnt/cdrom  and see the files

However, I cannot find  a way to copy them?

cp /mnt/cdrom/file.txt   /root        <---doesnt seem to work?

Question by:dissolved
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Luxana earned 2000 total points
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do you have  write permitions for /root directory?
try /tmp directory if works !!

what error doest appear on screen?

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u da man

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