Date Created: Wed 22-Sep-2010

Related Document Categories:

Get my WebSphere Application Server course here >> http://www.themiddlewareshop.com/products/


How to mount cdrom in RHEL


df -k

/dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00
18219452 7672380 9606632 45% /
/dev/sda1 101086 10907 84960 12% /boot
tmpfs 533952 0 533952 0% /dev/shm
localhost.localdomain:/dev/mvfs
18219452 7672380 9606632 45% /view
localhost.localdomain:/vobstore01/test_vob.vbs
18219452 7672380 9606632 45% /vobs/test_vob
/dev/hdc 2943222 2943222 0 100% /media/RHEL_5.3 i386 DVD

The listing above shows the cdrom device is /dev/hdc, we then create a folder to use as out mount point

mkdir -p /media/cdrom

The command above creates the entire path if it does't already exist

mount /dev/hdc /media/cdrom

mount: block device /dev/hdc is write-protected, mounting read-only

Get my WebSphere Application Server course here >> http://www.themiddlewareshop.com/products/


Steve Robinson - IBM Champion 2013

About Me

Steve Robinson has been working in IT for over 20 years and has provided solutions for many large-enterprise corporate companies across the world. Steve specialises in Java and Middleware.

In January 2013, I was awarded the prestigous 'IBM Champion' accolade.


  • Linked In
  • Twitter
  • About Me
  • My Blog
  • Contact Me

Read my books?

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

WebSphere Application Server 7.0 Administration Guide

WebSphere Categories

Other Categories