Re: [PARPORT] Reading UDF CDs with HP7200e

David Campbell (
Wed, 27 Jan 1999 16:53:55 +0800

Date sent: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 08:34:07
From: Paul Murray <>
Subject: [PARPORT] Reading UDF CDs with HP7200e

> I have a HP7200e and following the instructions in the FAQ have
> successfully set PARIDE up so that I can read normal data CDs
> through /dev/pcd0.
> I would like to be able to also read UDF CDs, but the current UDF
> patches build a UDF filesystem which you then use via
> mount -t udf /dev/whatever /mnt/cdr
> This does not work for the generic parallel port device /dev/pg0
> as mount expects a block device not a character device.

This would appear to be more a problem with the filesystem than
PARIDE. I am not familiar with the UDF filesystem myself, are you
sure that the UDF filesystem is present in the kernel
(eg: "cat /proc/filesystems" ?)

David Campbell
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b) Maintain Linux ZIP drivers (need to update docs)

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