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Re: /mnt/cdrom, /m/cdrom, etc.

Me thinks /vol is a good idea at least the people who come from sun already
have seen it.

Hinting on how DOS stuff and others are organized in there will make it easier
for beginners as well as for people who want to write generic, non distro
specific books or docs about Linux.

Subject: Re: /mnt/cdrom, /m/cdrom, etc.
Date: Wed, Apr 07, 1999 at 01:04:44AM +0200
Quoting Keld J|rn Simonsen (keld@dkuug.dk):
> I have seen some good suggestions here, on having
> either a /vol directory or a /m directory to keep mounted devices,
> leaving /mnt for temporary mounts as done in historic practice.
> I would still like to advocate that we do naming for the mount ponits
> like cd fd win/a win/b jazz etc, just like there are standard names
> in /dev.  This could benefit novice users a lot, with
> having installscripts determining these automatically and put it
> in fstab, so their systems were fully capable of accessing these
> standard devices from day one, and also utilities like wine
> could be installed without problems for novice users. 
> I have seen a number of novice users not being able to do this,
> or only able after quite some time spent, and consulting.
> Keld
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