mount point invisible looking from itself
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
Hugo Gayosso <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I am not sure, but it matters!!!, I had a similar trouble.
> Just to be sure, try to do the mountings from DOS and then call bash.
> Just be sure you do mount --reset several times until everything is clean from
> both: DOS and bash.
> On 19-May-99 Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> > email@example.com wrote:
> >> Maybe it is related to the way of the mounting.
> >> Did you mounted all of them from a DOS prompt? or from bash?
> >> I am not sure but I think you should mount them from DOS.
> > I did it from bash. Why in the world should it matter?
> >> On 19-May-99 Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> >> >
> >> > Here's what happens:
> >> >
> >> > amazon:~$ mount
> >> > Device Directory Type Flags
> >> > L:Cstrans /home/itz/cstrans native text!=binary
> >> > a: /floppy native text!=binary
> >> > c: / native text!=binary
> >> > amazon:~$ ls /home/itz/cstrans/BOOKS/TP/.
> >> > EBT I0012.SGM I0065.SGM I0099.SGM I0179.SGM I0235.SGM
> >> > I0277.SGM TP.QRS
> >> > FIGTHMNL I0031.SGM I0073.SGM I0114.SGM I0184.SGM I0244.SGM
> >> > I0282.SGM TP.SGM
> >> > FIGURES I0042.SGM I0077.SGM I0128.SGM I0193.SGM I0252.SGM
> >> > INDEX parse.log
> >> > I0001.SGM I0049.SGM I0083.SGM I0145.SGM I0202.SGM I0258.SGM
> >> > LN tp.log
> >> > I0003.SGM I0054.SGM I0089.SGM I0159.SGM I0216.SGM I0263.SGM
> >> > STYLES.ENT
> >> > I0004.SGM I0058.SGM I0097.SGM I0174.SGM I0225.SGM I0271.SGM
> >> > TP.CTL
> >> > amazon:~$ cd cstrans/BOOKS/TP
> >> > amazon:~/cstrans/BOOKS/TP$ ls /home
> >> > itz
> >> > amazon:~/cstrans/BOOKS/TP$ ls /home/itz
> >> > analog_configuration.txt diary rob.emacs
> >> > bash-doc-2.02.tar.gz file-3.27 swapfs.zip
> >> > cstrans mswindows-faq.texi winfish.gif
> >> > amazon:~/cstrans/BOOKS/TP$ ls /home/itz/cstrans
> >> > ls: /home/itz/cstrans: No such file or directory
Hugo was partially right. Problem was the missing root backslash in the
mount entry (which was missing because bash interpreted it as an escape
char when I entered it, obviously). Sorry for list noise.
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