Re: Hurd F1 CDs
On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > This is probably me. The cdrom can be mounted with settrans /cdrom
> > /hurd/isofs /dev/hd2 and I have managed to umount is by using settrans
> > -fg /cdrom followed by settrans -fg /dev/hd2, but I cannot remount it,
> > the error is bad superblock. Any ideas? Apt-cdrom cannot mount it
> > either. So we are stuck with dselect for F1 at least.
> That second command is clearing the passive translator setting on /dev/hd2.
> So after that you need to reset it (i.e. what MAKEDEV hd2 does). You
> should use settrans -fga to clear the active translator (aka unmount)
> without changing the permanent setting on disk.
Did yahi (Yet Another Hurd Install) and this worked fine. BUT settrans -g
/dev/hd2 had to be used to enable the cdrom drive to open. The clumsy fix
was to recreate /dev/hd2 before remounting the CD.
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