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

Chris Gray <cgray@tribsoft.com> writes:

> 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.
> Chris

This is a "clean" solution. As for me, I have put symlinks to /cdrom
and /floppy into /mnt/. I once had problems with a WordPerfect
installation expecting a /cdrom dir, and also the apt-cdrom problems
Karsten mentions. The symlinks satisfy every expectation :).

-- Andre

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