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Re: stable aliases for CD drives

On Fri, Dec 30, 2005 at 12:02:44AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Finn-Arne Johansen wrote:
> > Would it not be enough for apt if d-i created an fstab that linked
> >  /dev/hdX -> /media/cdrom ?
> Hmm, that's what it does, so maybe things will be ok. I don't know
> really what else might depend on there being a /dev/cdrom.

Things like eject, cdtool and other CD-audio applications try to
access /dev/cdrom directly. It is not strictly required (the user
can always specify the device to use), but convenient.


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