On Sun, 4 Jun 2000, Robert Sweetnam wrote:
> on 4/6/00 5:54 pm, Conor Daly screamed across the net:
>> > Robert Sweetnam wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Just a quick one for ye.
> >> I'm running Mandrake 7.0 and recompiled the kernel.
> >> I'm trying to mount an audio CD by typing in 'mount /dev/cdrom' and I'm
> >> getting ther following error:
> >> mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> > AFAIK you don't need to mount an audio CD. Just fire up your CD player,
> > insert the CD and press the "play" button.
>> Thanks for that, But I'm trying to RIP MP3's from it and I think it has to
> be mounted for that.
>>No ... audio CDs don't have a filesystem as such and so can't be
mounted. To rip MP3s it first rips a .wav file using the raw CD device
(not a mounted filesystem) and then converts that to a .mp3 .
There might be a problem with the ripping program or something else if it
doesn't work ... which one are you using ?
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