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Bug#100749: cdrom entry in /etc/fstab points to non-existant /dev/cdrom

Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 12:00:24PM -0700 wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Jun 2001, Matt Kraai wrote:
> >
> > Why?  You can always reset it manually, and having it default to
> > something nice will make a lot of programs which rely on
> > /dev/cdrom work a lot better.
> >
> How many new users to linux (we are discussing installs here after all) do
> you know of that know what a symlink is or how to manually change it?

Looks like we can either:
a) do our best to set the link, for a lot of users that is all we need to do and
all will be well

b) admit that we can't make it work right for absolutely everyone, so do nothing
at all

I vote a.  as I see it Matt's earlier proposal implements a.


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