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Re: OpenBSD's /etc/fstab
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: OpenBSD's /etc/fstab
- From: "STeve Andre'" <andres_(_at_)_msu_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2003 22:36:34 -0400
As an aside to this discussion, I will point out that if you use
DOS floppies a lot the mtools package is pretty nice to
have installed. mdir does an ls, mcopy does a cp, etc.
With them I haven't needed to speficially mount floppies
On Thursday 17 April 2003 21:07, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> Quoting yoshinari nomura (nomura_(_at_)_kinya_(_dot_)_com):
> > Yes, I DID read man page.
> Thats always good.
> > My question was NOT about how to mount floppy disks.
> > If there is no such thing as mount_auto, it's fine.
> > I was just wondering if there is any way to make OpenBSD
> > detect file systems automatically like Linux does.
> Is there a way? sure. it involves likely porting the code
> or implementing code that can 'tell' what the FS is. then
> getting that into a mount_something program that will be called
> an spawn off the appropriate mount.
> Can (any)BSD do it right now? No. Not that I've see on net/free/open.
> /dev/fd0a /floppy/dos msdos rw,nosuid,noauto 0 0
> /dev/fd0a /floppy/ext2 ext2fs rw,nosuid,noauto 0 0
> /dev/fd0a /floppy/ffs ffs rw,nosuid,noauto 0 0
> If you type "mount /floppy/dos" it will mount it as dos.
> I can't really test this, I have no floppy drives connected to anything.
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