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Re: [MiNT] drive letters (was: Kernal questions)

Martin-Eric Racine <q-funk@pp.fishpool.com> writes:

|> Last time I checked, fsck effectively does "fsck.ext2 e:" __NOT__ 
|> "fsck /root" so it seems that filesystem checkers use drive letters.

No.  They use filesystem images.  Whether they are located on a physical
(block) device or as a plain file in another filesystem doesn't matter.
Also, you _can_ say "fsck /root" and fsck will look up the (usual) mount
point in /etc/fstab.

Andreas Schwab                                      "And now for something
schwab@issan.cs.uni-dortmund.de                      completely different"