[Techtalk] HELP:mounting from floppy and save file into floppy

Rebecca J. Walter rjp at mail.tele.dk
Thu Nov 7 12:58:26 EST 2002

On Wed, 2002-11-06 at 22:17, Meredydd Luff wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 November 2002 21:07, Caitlyn M. Martin wrote:
> > Putting mount points (really just directories) for removable devices
> > under /mnt is standard for all UNIX flavors and Linux.  While you can do
> > what Alvin suggests I'd stick with standards until you understand how
> > things are done and why.  Besides, if you run into other systems most
> > likely they'll stick to standards.
> Really? Last time I remember using it, Solaris used /cdrom and /floppy for 
> those devices, and /export for NFS mounts... Slackware, for example, also 
> uses /cdrom as a mount point, although I'm willing to believe that's a small 
> idiosyncrasy ;-)

SuSE now uses /media.  It used to be /cdrom.  The only thing I've seen
reliably use /mnt for external mount points is my husband.

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