Subject: Re: Reading WinNT CD-R disks
To: David Forbes <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/20/1999 17:49:54
On Thu, 20 May 1999, David Forbes wrote:
> I've been given a CD-R disk to read which was produced (and is known to
> work) on WinNT machines.  It contains a load of files of several Mb each.
> When I mount the disk (using "mount -t cd9660 /dev/cd0a /cdrom"), I can
> see all the files correctly, but they're all far too small. "df" shows
> about the correct size for the disk (~590Mb total).  Examining the disk
> label shows lots of numbers that don't add up and a big warning at the
> bottom which says "partition extends beyond the end of the media" (OWTTE)

I think the disklabel warning is "normal" for CDs... something to do
with the 2K sector size, I think. Since you mention that it has two
tracks, could it be a multisession CD? I don't think NetBSD handles
those... (it only reads the first session?)