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Re: Inetutils and mount points

Did you `mount --help'?

Assuming you've installed Cygwin to c:\Cygwin since you didn't tell me that
information, you would:

mount -f -s -b c:/cygwin /
mount -f -s -b c:/cygwin/bin /usr/bin
mount -f -s -b c:/cygwin/lib /usr/lib

--- Ross Smith <> wrote:
> I'd like to get Cygwin's inetd running, but I've run into something in
> the setup instructions that I don't understand.
> From the inetd readme:
> >  - No user mount point is valid anymore! You have to install all
> >    your mount points in the system mount table. This doesn't
> >    change after you have logged in to a normal user account eg.
> >    via telnet/rlogin. It's possible that we can use the user
> >    mounts as soon as somebody contributes a patch to login and
> >    ftp that allows loading a user hive into the registry after
> >    authentication.
> The problem is that I can't figure out *how* to change all my mount
> points to system. I tried doing it by hand, and ended up screwing up
> my Cygwin system so badly I had to delete and reinstall Cygwin from
> scratch to get it working again. The problem basically seems to be
> that, once you've unmounted the three original mount points
> (/, /usr/bin, and /usr/lib), everything stops working and you can't
> remount them again.

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