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  1. #1

    is mounting in linux

    is mounting directories in linux pretty much the same as a mapped network drive in windows?

    is that why you would do it??? to create a shortcut to folders on a remote server etc???

    i made a directory on root called data
    and in there i created mounts

    i ran this command:

    mount -r -t iso9660 /dev/cdrom /data/mounts

    this worked and i could see the files from the cd rom in that location

    i thought i would try
    umount [with the same command] but i couldnt open my cd rom and it didnt return things to normal

    whats the process for unmounting? i will google this and try again...


  2. #2
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    Tucson AZ
    With the example you gave to unmount your would do: umount /data/mounts

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    so its as simple as that...thanks

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