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.
Nope, it doesn't. In fact, you cannot mount an audio CD. It's the subject of
periodic discussion on the linux dev list, and every time someone suggests it
someone else points out that it's a bloody nightmare because of all of the
problems with reading audio data, jittering, re-reading, etc., and basically
it's not likely to happen ever.
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