regtool - 1.8 - Core dump

Christopher Faylor
Mon Feb 28 13:06:00 GMT 2005

On Sun, Feb 27, 2005 at 11:04:49AM -0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Sun, 27 Feb 2005, Alexander Joerg Herrmann wrote:
>> > Why aren't you using 'mount' and/or 'umount' to manipulate the mounts?
>> > There should be no need to modify the registry directly to add or
>> > remove mounts and doing so may break in the future. Regtool is not the
>> > proper program to use to modify mounts.
>> I'am currently traveling to Thailand accessing the Host computer
>> thru Internet mainly thru a CygWin installed on my
>> USB Stick. They allow you here to do a lot of stuff in the Internet Cafe
>> on there computer but sometimes regedit is blocked. Same is true for the
>> mount command. Dunno why but it's blocked in some places. regtool does
>> the job quite well.
>That's probably because mount is trying to create system mounts by
>default, and the HKLM key has restricted access (as it should).  Try using
>"mount -u" instead, i.e.,
>mount -u -b "E:/aIEngine/CYGWIN" "/"
>mount -u -b "E:/aIEngine/CYGWIN/bin" "/usr/bin"
>mount -u -b "E:/aIEngine/CYGWIN/lib" "/usr/lib"

Use the right tool for the right job?  Understand how the tool works?

No, no.  This is all too confusing.

I'm going to stick with editing the registry with notepad.  That's the
safest way to do things.


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