Subject: Re: floppy and cd-rom access and cd-rw drive
To: None <>
From: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/10/1999 14:14:14 (Ignatios Souvatzis) writes:
> On Tue, Feb 09, 1999 at 11:37:45AM -0700, Fusie Zhang wrote:
> > is there any more convenient way of accessing the cd-rom or floppy drive than mount and umount them every time a new media is put in these drives. 
> man amd.
> less /usr/share/examples/amd/cd /usr/share/examples/amd/master

amd is a nice way to avoid becoming root to mount your floppy and cd
filesystems.  It does have some warts, like having to remember to do
an "amq -u filesystemname" before hitting the eject button.

       Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
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