md5sum of a CD

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Sep 1 12:57:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 01:36:26PM +0100, Hughes, Bill wrote:
> >Sent: 01 September 2003 13:14 From: Corinna Vinschen
> >
> >Don't do this.  Read the above document again, carefully.  Using mount
> >is unnecessary.  It was only necessary until Cygwin 1.3.3.   Please
> >read again, beginning with the paragraph starting with
> >
> >  "Since Cygwin 1.3.4 raw devices are accessible from inside of Cygwin
> >   processes using fixed POSIX device names. [...]"
> Understood. I umounted and it works, of course.
> I think I tried md5sum /dev/scd0 and _thought_ it hadn't worked.  I probably
> wasn't waiting long enough and Ctrl-Ced, assuming it had either hung or was
> waiting for console input.
> Patience and understanding are good, I need more of both, I shall work on
> them.
> Thank you for your help.

I've changed the description how to access raw devices.  The way how to
mount these devices is entirely gone.  Please read it again and report
back, if the description of raw devices is a bit clearer now.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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