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A CD-ROM, or Compact Disc Read-only Memory, is removable memory usually used for software installation or media storage.

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Any alternative to the out of band management virtual drives?

The out of band management systems include a lot features to admin the servers on remote. I'm only interested in alternatives to the virtual CD/DVD drives included with these systems. I would like to ...
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WIndows Server 2012 R2 + Windows 7 Ultimate CD Burn Rights

H have recently installed a ADDC in my office to manage users. I have actually setup roaming profiles and everything is great apart from one little issue... On the PCs standard users are unable to ...
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Recovery from bad CD with linux [closed]

I have a CD which isn't properly finished. I have to recover the data from it. Machines react kind of differently for it but none of them can access it. I can't even DD the data off... dd if=/dev/sr0 ...
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Can I boot a CD-ROM on a QEMU guest with a hard drive?

If I insert a CD-ROM into my server's physical CD-ROM drive, can I boot that CD-ROM in a QEMU guest to work on that guest's hard drive? I need to use a Windows 7 repair disk. This is a continuation ...
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UDF, WORM and Non-volitile memory under linux

I am building a service where a portion of the file storage needs to be write-once, read-many. This is spurred by federal requirements. I have tried to go the UDF/cd-r/dvd-r route but I am met with a ...
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Completely disable CD/DVD Rom access to all users on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

We are using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Following is output fromuname -a command: Linux trainingmac1 3.2.0-32-generic #51-Ubuntu SMP Wed Sep 26 21:33:09 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux We are training ...
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cdrom redirection fails on ILOM for Sun x4600 M2

We have been able to successfully redirect the ILOM on this x4600 M2 in the past, but for some reason now we are getting an error that says "CD-ROM image redirection failed to start": We have also ...
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How to connect a cdrom device to a kvm/qemu domain (using command-line tools)?

I have set up a virtual machine running Windows XP on my Ubuntu laptop. Using the virt-manager GUI application, I can insert a CD in my drive and go to Details→IDE CDROM 1 and click on the Connect ...
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Solaris 10 OK PROMPT - CDROM situation

This is not an emergency, but I would like to save a trip to the datacentre during the weekend. It turns out that I need to reinstall Solaris 10 on a server, but the drive seems to be open/ejected. ...
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Setting up PXE boot server for Ubuntu 11.04

I want to setup a pxe boot server for installing linux 11.04 amd64 server edition on some blade servers. I had installed 10.04 last year and it worked nicely. I am following same procedure for 11.04 ...
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Windows Server 2003 Standard R2 CD 1 cannot boot: freeze at No Emulation

I've been interested in the Windows Server line of OSes, so since I apply for DreamSpark, I thought I'd go download it and try it. I just so happened to have an old desktop that I was using awhile ...
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bootable CD to upgrade firmware

We have a DL380 G6 and we want to put the latest BIOS firmware on a bootable CD-ROM. The bootable USB installer that HP provides works great, but we want a bootable CD-ROM instead, because we have ...
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How to disable CD-ROM and USB for normal users in Linux?

How can access to CD-ROM and USB be disabled for normal users in Linux? As a part of security policy we need to disable CD-ROM and USB access for normal users. Only root users should have the access. ...
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Eject disk on Mac Pro running VMWare ESXi

I'm almost embarrassed to ask this, but I'm stuck. I installed VMWare ESXi on a Mac Pro. It's working great! The problem is that you press F12 to eject the disk, and F12 is what you use to ...
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regenerate iso file from running livecd — dd won't run reliably and genisoimage has catch-22s

In the field I need some users to be able to make iso files reliably from a cdrom that is also serving as a mounted LiveCD and so I concocted a manual test case before doing any scripting. The test ...
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CentOS Stop CD-ROM from mounting at boot

How can I stop CentOS 5.3 from trying to mount my CD-ROM drives during boot? What will it affect if I disable it? Will my USB Drives still automount? Additional Information There is no entries in ...
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Cannot mount cdrom in Linux due to “I/O error”

This is a most puzzling error, and I can't seem to find anyone else with quite the same problem. I use a Sony Vaio VGN-FE890 laptop running Arch Linux kernel 2.6.30-ARCH. Inserting a cd into the ...
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How to mount a CDROM on a Xen guest virtual machine?

How to mount a CDROM on a Xen guest virtual machine? I tried adding this to the disk array with no success 'phy:/dev/cdrom,xvdb:cdrom,r'