location of cdrom
shauno at goanna.net.au
Sun Dec 16 07:01:24 EST 2001
it'll just complain about not having a disk in the drive and refuse to
On Sun, 16 Dec 2001, Geoff Shang wrote:
> 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:
> mount /floppy
> 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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