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Re: Changing root path from /ecos-c/ to /
- From: Larry Hall <lh-no-personal-replies-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: Bruce Hampton <bruce dot hampton at gmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 17:54:31 -0500
- Subject: Re: Changing root path from /ecos-c/ to /
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At 12:20 AM 2/7/2005, you wrote:
>I'm using Cygwin. I wish to change the default path for C: from /ecos-c/ to /.
>When I type "mount" in cygwin, I get the following:
>C:\PFARM\cygwin on / type system (binmode)
>c: on /ecos-c type user (textmode)
>c: on / type user (textmode)
>e: on /cygdrive/e type user (textmode,noumount)
>f: on /cygdrive/f type user (textmode,noumount)
>h: on /cygdrive/h type user (textmode,noumount)
>i: on /cygdrive/i type user (textmode,noumount)
>The utility I'm using fails unless C: on the Windows box is mounted as '/'.
>"Whenever Cygwin generates a POSIX path from a Win32 one, it uses the longest
>matching prefix in the mount table. Thus, if C: is mounted as /c and also
>as /, then Cygwin would translate C:/foo/bar to /c/foo/bar."
Seems like you're answering your own question. Try 'umount -f /ecos-c'.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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