On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 23:20, Dag-Erling Smrgrav wrote:
> "Daniel O'Connor" <email@example.com> writes:
> > So, what about making it appear as /dev/fd0? :)
> What for?
> # cd /usr/ports/emulators/mtools
> # make install clean
> # echo 'drive a: file="/dev/da0"' >/usr/local/etc/mtools.conf
> # mdir a:
> Volume in drive A has no label
> Volume Serial Number is 402F-1402
> Directory for A:/
> 200405~1 gz 31028 09-18-2004 17:22 20040509.freebsd-amd64.gz
> nvidia <DIR> 09-18-2004 17:10 nvidia
> 2 files 31 028 bytes
> 32 514 048 bytes free
> saves you all the hassle with mount / unmount, and your computer won't
> crash if you pull the stick out at an inopportune time.
Yeah but it only works with m* tools, and I don't want mtools to accidentally
chew on the firewire disk I sometimes use.
Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
for Genesis Software - http://www.gsoft.com.au
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