FW: Help with mount..

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Tue Sep 4 09:40:00 GMT 2007

On 04 September 2007 06:45, Steve Holden wrote:

> gms5002 wrote:
>> Hi - I am having a problem getting mount to work in cygwin.  Here is what
>> I am trying to do: 

>> any ideas?
> Well you could start by explaining what you think those mounts should
> have done. Are you trying for the equivalent of a loopback mount?
> Remember that mount is one of the utilities that differs substantially
> from its Linux/Unix counterpart. The man page starts:

>         mount [OPTION] [<win32path> <posixpath>]
> but it doesn't give any specifics of what a win32path is supposed to be

  It's a win32 (i.e. windows) path - i.e. a standard dos-style path beginning
with a drive letter and a colon.  The user guide has more docs than the man



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