Changing root path from /ecos-c/ to /

Larry Hall lh-no-personal-replies-please@cygwin.com
Wed Feb 9 03:23:00 GMT 2005


At 12:20 AM 2/7/2005, you wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I'm using Cygwin. I wish to change the default path for C: from /ecos-c/ to /.
>
>When I type "mount" in cygwin, I get the following:
>
>C:\PFARM\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
>c: on /ecos-c type user (textmode)
>c: on / type user (textmode)
>e: on /cygdrive/e type user (textmode,noumount)
>f: on /cygdrive/f type user (textmode,noumount)
>h: on /cygdrive/h type user (textmode,noumount)
>i: on /cygdrive/i type user (textmode,noumount)
>
>C:\PFARM\examples\EVBA7Board\GNU\Simple\RAMCode>
>
>The utility I'm using fails unless C: on the Windows box is mounted as '/'.
>
>Any suggestions?
>
>Shane.
>
>p.s.
>
>"Whenever Cygwin generates a POSIX path from a Win32 one, it uses the longest 
>matching prefix in the mount table. Thus, if C: is mounted as /c and also 
>as /, then Cygwin would translate C:/foo/bar to /c/foo/bar."
>
>(http://www.cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#mount-table)


Seems like you're answering your own question. Try 'umount -f /ecos-c'.


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