Subject: Re: /cdrom
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: tech-install
Date: 10/27/2007 07:53:00
On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 08:35:53PM +0200, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> Is there a good reason to not ship
> 1) the directory /cdrom
> 2) an entry for it in fstab (from share/examples/.../*cdrom*)
> ?
> I'm testing the i386pkg CD right now, and funny enough, getting the cdrom 
> mounted seems the most difficult step to a working system. Which I think 
> we can overcome easily. The patch appended below does this.
> Any objections to commit?

I would prefer using /mnt/cdrom instead of creating another top-level
directory. Especially as there might be more such mountpoints to be
added (dvd, floppy).