Re: Re: cdrom read/mounting problem
On Mon, 14 Jun 1999, David Brode wrote:
: Thanks for the help in blowing away the old file; and the kernal reports
: that mcd.o is loaded fine. We're getting close.... Now when I try to
: mount or when I do the "dd" command below, I get a page-long error message.
: The last line before I get a prompt back is
: Segmentation fault
: I've read the helptext around dd and I gather that we're just seeing if we
: can read *anything* off the cdrom. So what does the segmentation fault
: tell me?
I'd say it's telling you something is toast :) (Sorry for the technical
Seriously, I don't know, though it sounds like something is definitely
You are correct that the dd command simply tries to determine whether
the cdrom can be accessed; it does nothing useful other than read bytes
in from the cdrom and throw them in the bit bucket.
You have a CD in the drive, right?
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