/cygdrive/a permission denied

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Thu Jan 15 20:15:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Ahmed Hashim wrote:

>  --- Larry Hall wrote:
> At 01:30 PM 1/15/2004, Ahmed Hashim you wrote:
> > >I'm using cygwin on Windows XP. I want to create a
> > >boot disk for my target machine
> > >
> > >when I do the following:
> > >dd conv=sync if=install/bin/redboot.bin
> > of=/cygdrive/a
> > >
> > >I get the following message:
> > >dd: opening '/cygdrive/a': Permission denied
> >
> >
> > Use /dev/fd0 instead.
>
> I thought about that but I don't have /dev/fd0 in fact
> I don't have /dev at all.

See <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2004-01/msg00353.html>.
HTH,
	Igor
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