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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.
|> And that mount point is....?  a filesystem _or_ DOS drive letter, AFAIR.

*DOS*????  Linux is Unix, not DOS!


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