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Re: Using mount in [1.7] from a Windows command prompt
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2010 11:01:18 -0400
- Subject: Re: Using mount in [1.7] from a Windows command prompt
- References: <4BB601AF.firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, Apr 02, 2010 at 03:39:43PM +0100, Fergus wrote:
>In [1.5] I can use mount from a Windows command prompt:
>C:\> d:\bin\mount c:/tmp /tmp
>c:\tmp on /tmp type system (binmode)
>In [1.7] I want to be able to do the same thing but
>C:\> m:\bin\mount c:/tmp /tmp
>Is there a syntax that will achieve this for me? The -f option does not
>make any difference. Thank you.
No, you need to modify /etc/fstab if you want a permanent mount. Either
that or make sure that a cygwin process is always running. That will
preserve the mount table until it exits.
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