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Re: apt CDROM Method



On Wednesday 04 May 2005 10:20 am, Angelina Carlton wrote:
> On Mon, May 02, 2005 at 04:48:27PM -0500, Mr Mike wrote:
> > apt CDROM method /var/lib/apt/methods/CDROM has quit finding my DVDRW for some reason.
> >  
> > I recently modified my fstab and mountpoints in /media to reflect the actual device types..  ie:  /media/cdrom0 to /media/dvdrw and /media/cdrom1 to /media/cdrw In the event I should add another optical disk then I plan to add appropriate numbers to the mount points ( /media/dvdrw2 etc..)
> > These changes haven't effected any other app that requires or needs access to the DVD....
> > 
> > So...  just how do I get apt to find the device?  There is a file /var/lib/apt/cdroms.list but I have no idea if it is editable or not and if it is, what to change.  
> > It appears to have a md5 sum of the disk or something at the beginning of each device but uummm...  I'm just way outa my league here and need help...
> > 
> > Thanks guys..
> > mike..
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> have you ran apt-setup?
> 
> -- 
> Angelina Carlton
> 
> 

Actually, no...  did find a couple other 'apt' CLI things to try like apt-cdrom but haven't been able to use it yet...  But will definately look at this on too..
Thanks a bunch for your reply...


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