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Re: I cannot change cygdrive prefix (yes, checked docs, faq and archives)
- From: ChrisW <cw94114 at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 20:55:30 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: I cannot change cygdrive prefix (yes, checked docs, faq and archives)
That fixed my problem. Thanks so much.
--- Brian Dessent <email@example.com> wrote:
> ChrisW wrote:
> > Nothing I can change the cygdrive prefix. I
> > being able to do it before.
> You're getting confused because you can set the
> cygdrive prefix both
> system-wide and per-user, and the latter takes
> > c: on /cygdrive/c type user (binmode,noumount)
> > y: on /cygdrive/y type user (binmode,noumount)
> ^^^ note "user"
> > /> mount -s -b --change-cygdrive-prefix /
> ^^^ note "-s" meaning change the system-wide mount
> So, you're changing the system-wide cygdrive prefix
> but since you have a
> user-defined cygdrive prefix it is taking precedent.
> I believe this was
> a recent change which is why you are seeing it now.
> If you want to get rid of the user cygdrive, do
> "umount -uc" and then
> set the desired cygdrive prefix system-wide with
> "mount -sc /".
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