Re: Help Again moving /cdrom to /mnt/cdrom for apt-get
Chris Gray <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Oct 13, 2000 at 09:41:22AM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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 :).