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I'm trying to install a game of mine using POL (PlayOnLinux), but the CD-ROM must be mounted at /media/cdrom0. Instead, it is being mounted at /media/(diskname). Is there a way I can fix this?

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Ran into the same issue trying to install a wireless driver on a fresh ubuntu install - the disk has to be mounted at /media/cdrom in order to install packages from it. Unmounting and remounting in the correct spot fixed it. – Josiah Feb 13 at 16:50
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First Unmount it:

sudo umount /media/(diskname)  

Then mount it where you want:

mount -t auto /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom0  

I think there is another (easier) solution to your problem: just make a symbolic link:

sudo mkdir /media/cdrom0

sudo ln -s /media/(diskname) /media/cdrom0  
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Hi! Thank you for your help. After I enter in the second command, it tells me that cdrom0 does not exist, am I doing something wrong? – Alan Apr 27 '11 at 2:15
    
Sadly, I had to find another way to install the game, the POL script was very outdated and didn't work for me. – Alan Apr 27 '11 at 3:01
    
You should create the folder before. I edited the answer. Glad you find a way to make it work. – desgua Apr 27 '11 at 10:07
    
Thank you for your help! Even though I found another way to get the game working, I will keep this bookmarked as it will come in handy, I have a LOT more to install. – Alan Apr 27 '11 at 15:30

You can use a bind mount. It allows you to have more than one mount point for a device. For instance, sudo mount -o bind /media/dvd0 /media/cdrom0 would make /media/cdrom0 identical to /media/dvd0.

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Thank you Egil for your help! – Alan Apr 27 '11 at 15:32

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