How to FIX “DETECT & MOUNT CD ROM” Kali Linux 2018.1
Solution 1 : I will provide solution that helped me to solve this issue. Solution 1 helped me.
- Use Rufus from here : https://rufus.akeo.ie/
In above image, you are seeing rufus, and in device section your are seeing 32 gb usb.
- Here, I will browse Kali Linux 2018.1 iso now.
- In bottom of above image you are seeing USING IMAGE : KALI -LINUX 2018.1 amd 64.iso
- Now, click start, then you will be asked 2 options like below.
– Move with selecting WRITE in DD Image mode, click ok.
In my case, this solved my issue.
- You can try other process, if above solution didn’t worked.
How to Fix ‘Failed to Detect and Mount CD-ROM’ Problem When Installing Kali Linux
Solution 2 : You could resolve the error by repeating the steps :
Run the installer.
Open a shell (ALT +F2).
Create the directory cdrom directly on the root of the file system:
Note : If you got problems making the directory /cdrom, disable the CD-rom player in BIOS or disconnect the cable
Mount the USB as if it is a CD-ROM:
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /cdrom
Where sda1 is your USB device. (check your usb by typing blkid command first in shell)
You could carry on installation now
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /cdrom,
cd into the /cdrom directory and do an
ls to see if the files are there. Then press ALT–F1 to go back, continue and re-select “detect CDROM”
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