Subject: Re: Mount_Ados Doesn't Default to Read-Only
To: None <amiga@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mister Gandalf <>
List: amiga
Date: 11/27/1995 15:44:45
Hi MSgt,

> I recall an earlier message that mount_ados in the new release would default
> to read-only.  It does not.  I think there will be a lot of frustrated novices
> out there when they try the NetBSD-1.1 Installation instructions for
> loading the distribution from an Amiga partition.  The instructions say to enter
> "mount_ados /dev/sd0d /mnt/ados".  The system will respond that it is a read only
> file system and will not mount.  It mounts fine with
> "mount -r -t ados /dev/sd0d /mnt/ados".

I agree.  When I installed an upgrade to 1.0 some time ago I had that same trouble.  Thanks to a friend on IRC (thanks ScottE) I was able to overcome it.

- Mister Gandalf.

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