Re: [OS X TeX] DVD must be mounted to install TeX … but it *is* mounted

Richard Koch koch at
Mon Aug 20 18:13:17 EDT 2012


Go to and read the link 

	"The MacTeX Installer on the TeX Collection DVD for 2012 has a bug.
	For an explanation and fix, click DVD Bug Fix."

PS: I predict you tried to install on Lion or Mountain Lion.

Dick Koch

On Aug 20, 2012, at 3:03 PM, Art Werschulz wrote:

> Hi.
> The 2012 TeX Collection DVD arrived today.  I installed the new TeX on our Departmental Linux machines and MacBook, with no trouble.  I brought it home and slid it into the drive of my desktop unit (an iMac running Mountain Lion).  I double-clicked the installer, and got an alert box saying
>   Install DVD Missing
>   The TUG TeX Collection DVD must be mounted to install TeX
> Say what?  How could I double-click the icon if the disk hadn't been mounted?  Moreover:
>   agw at home:~$ mount|grep -i tex
>   /dev/disk2 on /Volumes/TEXCOL2012 (cd9660, local, nodev, nosuid, read-only, noowners)
> What is going on here?
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