"mount -c /" in 64-bit win7 not persisting

KARR, DAVID dk068x@att.com
Wed Apr 9 19:01:00 GMT 2014


> -----Original Message-----
> Corinna Vinschen
> Sent: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 11:45 AM
> Subject: Re: "mount -c /" in 64-bit win7 not persisting
> 
> On Apr  9 17:43, KARR, DAVID wrote:
> > I haven't installed a new Cygwin in quite a while.  I'm doing it this
> morning on a new 64-bit Win7 box.
> >
> > I typically set my cygdrive prefix to "/".  In the past, I believe I would
> do this once, and it wouldn't have to do it again, as it would persist
> somewhere.
> >
> > Now, it appears as if this goes away as soon as that shell goes away.
> >
> > I've checked some of the FAQs and did some searches, but I didn't find
> anything obvious.
> >
> > What am I missing?
> 
> The user's guide:
> 
>   http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#mount-table
> 
> Persisent mounting via mount(1) has been given up in favor of the
> /etc/fstab file a long time ago (2009).

Curious.  I didn't think it was THAT long ago that I last installed Cygwin.  That works, in any case.  Thanks.



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