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Re: stable aliases for CD drives

Joey Hess wrote:
> Marco d'Itri wrote:
>>Good point. So it looks like that this will have to be managed by an
>>installed package.
>>I do not expect to be pratical to do this e.g. at boot time, so we need
>>a script to be run by a catch-all rule for devices without an alias.
>>BTW, does d-i actually need the /dev/cdrom symlink at all?
> d-i needs it to be available in the installed system so apt can install
> from CDs etc, it's not needed in the d-i environment though; d-i scans
> all CDs on its own to find the one with the Debian disk in.

Would it not be enough for apt if d-i created an fstab that linked
 /dev/hdX -> /media/cdrom ?

Finn-Arne Johansen
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Debian-edu developer and solution provider

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