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Re: Help Again moving /cdrom to /mnt/cdrom for apt-get

On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 09:41:22AM -0700, kmself@ix.netcom.com wrote:
> I used apt-cdrom briefly a few weeks ago and noted that it appears to be
> hardcoded to use /cdrom as a mountpoint.  There must be a /cdrom
> directory, and an /etc/fstab entry for the CD-ROM to mount on /cdrom.  I
> didn't explore deeply but noted this at the time.  IMO it's a bug,
> should probably be filed as such (or checked).

The answer was given on the list recently: put

Acquire::cdrom::mount "/mnt/cdrom"; //or any other path

in /etc/apt/apt.conf.


It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.
		-- Benjamin Disraeli

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