location of cdrom
gshang at uq.net.au
Sun Dec 16 06:39:25 EST 2001
On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, dannyboy wrote:
> My floppy is /dev/fd0 and the hard drive's linux is on /dev/hda5. How is
> a cdrom accessed with linux? Do I need to mount that drive? Is there a
> way to fix it so I do not have to mount the floppy after logging on all
> the time?
To answer your auto-mounting question, you place an entry in /etc/fstab.
This will also allow you to type for example:
Here is my floppy drive's entry in my fstab:
/dev/fd0 /floppy msdos defaults,noauto 0 0
the noauto tells linux not to mount it automatically. If you want it to
mount automatically, remove the noauto specification. Keep in mind however
that you may not have a floppy disk in the drive and I don't know what
happens if it tries to automatically mount a disk that's not there.
?For more info on fstab,type 'man fstab'.
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