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Date:      Fri, 3 Aug 2001 17:54:49 -0500
From:      Mike Meyer <>
To:        "Jonathan M. Slivko" <>
Cc:        "'Aaron'" <>, <>
Subject:   RE: How does sysinstall know?
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c11c6e$b2d2bc20$6401a8c0@equinox>
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Jonathan M. Slivko <> types:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG] On Behalf Of Mike Meyer
> Sent: Friday, August 03, 2001 6:44 PM
> To: Aaron
> Cc:
> Subject: Re: How does sysinstall know?
> >Um - why bother specifying the file system type? If you set it up
> >right - and I believe the default install will try and do that for you
> >- you can just say "mount /cdrom" and it'll work. That's how all my
> >systems are. Most of them also accept either "mount /cdrom2" or "mount
> >/cdrw" as well.
> I have to actually load my CD-ROM drive using mount /dev/acd0c, not
> anything else. -- Jonathan

If that works, and it puts it on /mnt, then you should be to do "mount
/mnt" and get the same results. More likely it puts it on /cdrom, so
you can just do "mount /cdrom". See the mount man page for details.

Mike Meyer <>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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