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RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b

> From: owner-mint@fishpool.com [mailto:owner-mint@fishpool.com]On Behalf
> Of Mario Becroft
> Sent: Friday, August 06, 1999 1:12 PM
> To: mint@fishpool.com
> Subject: RE: [MiNT] MiNTLib 0.52.3b
> On Fri, 6 Aug 1999 Jo-Even.Skarstein@gjensidige.no wrote:
> > "True" unix-mounting (which is what fstab is used for) means
> dealing with
> > devices, something the user (or admin for that matter) never
> should have to
> > worry about.
> Don't you think it would be quite useful to be able to mount devices

Yes, but only if this does not break existing software.

> wherever you like? Or not mount a certain device at all? At the moment the

That's already possible.

> mount point of each drive is determined by the physical position of the
> drive i.e. what bus it's on, the SCSI ID number etc. I would much rather
> be able to mount the drives anywhere, without regard for the physical
> connection used to attach the drive.

Actually this is possible by configuring it the way you want it in the
harddisk driver.