Mount CD or DVD Rom in Linux

Finding out your CD/DVD names in Linux

Use the following command to find out the name Of DVD / CD-ROM / Writer / Blu-ray device on a Linux based system:

# lsblk


# dmesg | egrep -i --color 'cdrom|dvd|cd/rw|writer'

Sample outputs (/dev/sr0):

[ 5.437164] sr0: scsi3-mmc drive: 24x/24x writer dvd-ram cd/rw xa/form2 cdda tray
[ 5.437307] cdrom: Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.20

Syntax to mount DVD / CDROM in Linux
The syntax is:

# mount -t iso9660 -o ro /dev/deviceName /path/to/mount/point

Create a mount point, type mkdir command as follows:

# mkdir -p /mnt/cdrom

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