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Mounting DVD/CD on Linux (Centos 6.5)

Check where we have DVD/CD mount points.
[ahmed@zabbixmin ~]$ ll /dev | grep sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root           3 Dec 26 16:46 cdrom -> sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root           3 Dec 26 16:46 cdrw -> sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root           3 Dec 26 16:46 dvd -> sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root           3 Dec 26 16:46 dvdrw -> sr0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root  root           3 Dec 26 16:46 scd0 -> sr0
brw-rw—- 1 root  cdrom    11,   0 Dec 26 16:46 sr0
Mount using auto select mode, from /dev/sr0 to /media/
-r : Mount the file system read-only. A synonym is -o ro.
-t : Type
[ahmed@zabbixmin ~]$ sudo mount -r -t auto /dev/sr0 /media/
[ahmed@zabbixmin ~]$ cd /media/
[ahmed@zabbixmin media]$ ls
manifest.txt     VMwareTools-9.6.1-1378637.tar.gz  vmware-tools-upgrader-64
run_upgrader.sh  vmware-tools-upgrader-32

[ahmed@zabbixmin media]$
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