[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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

Matt Kraai <kraai@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Jun 14, 2001 at 03:33:44PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> > No, I think we're doing the right thing.  If the user doesn't install
> > from CD-ROM, we don't make the link.  If the user is installing from
> > CD-ROM and there are more than one, we have them pick, and set
> > /dev/cdrom accordingly.
> > 
> > This bug should be closed, IMHO. It's invalid.
> I agree that the boot-floppies should install, not configure, the
> system.  As such, I don't think it is their place to setup
> /dev/cdrom unless it is used during the install.  But we shouldn't
> force users to learn about unix devices and symlinks before they
> can play music.  Therefore, I think this should be reassigned to
> base-config, and Joey can decide if it belongs there or somewhere
> else (such as makedev).

Agreed.  Can you do that and drop it to wishlist while you're at it?

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onshore.com.....<URL:http://www.onshored.com/>

Reply to: