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cd /mnt/cd-rom

i have tried using the cd-rom usb connection my Asus memo though with no prevail, i found the folder size is 1m used 1m ok and 0 i image this is why one cant download into the mnt/cd-rom file though i cant seem toi get a combination to make a new directory folder change the sioze of the present folder /mnt/cd-rom
Kenneth Rinderhagen
Kenneth Rinderhagen
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Joy DingenenICT system consultantCommented:

as far as i can follow you have mounted a cd-rom onto /mnt/cdrom.
Plug in your device. Tail /var/log/messages to see what the name is of the device you have just attached. (will probably be something along the lines of /dev/sr0)
tail -n 40 /var/log/messages
mount /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom

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this mount is a read-only mount. Since you can't directly write to a cd-rom.

If you are trying to find out how much data is on the cd-rom, ls is not the way to go. I would advise to use the df command.
df -h

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look for your mount. (example: /dev/sr0                 3.7G  3.7G     0 100% /mnt/cdrom)

If what you are seeing in the /mnt/cdrom folder isn't the content of the cd-rom you have put in or it is not mounting you could always try to reload the driver.
modprobe cdrom

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and then remount the cd-rom (see code above).

Hope this helps,
Joy DingenenICT system consultantCommented:
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