Device names in /proc/mounts
Sat Jul 30 04:53:00 GMT 2011
On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 10:15:56PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul 29 15:34, Schwarz, Konrad wrote:
>> > > Can you answer the following question:
>> > >
>> > > Given a volume label, how does one figure out where the
>> > corresponding
>> > > volume has been mounted into the Cygwin namespace?
>> > We're not mounting volumes, we're mounting Win32 paths.
>> > There is no direct correspondence between volumes and Cygwin
>> > mount points.
>> When a person inserts removable media (USB memory stick, optical disk, ...),
>> Windows assigns a more-or-less random drive letter.
>> Cygwin automatically makes this drive letter available
>> under /cygdrive/ (or whatever the user has renamed /cygdrive to).
>> Given a (unique) volume label or disk UUID, blk_id(8) on
>> both Linux and Cygwin tells you the disk and partition
>> in /dev/sdXY format.
>It does? Interesting. Where does it get the data under Cygwin?
Huh. On my system blk_id(8) says "command not found". And,
says "Found 0 matches for blk_id"
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