associating device names with cygdrive directories
Thu Aug 26 02:54:00 GMT 2010
Greetings, Charles D. Russell!
> Maybe it won't always work, but with debian "mount" I get the
> following line of output, which tells me what I want to know (and more):
> /dev/sda1 on /live/image type vfat
> I infer from the replies that in Cygwin there is no easier way to find
> my way around in /dev than the way I was doing it, though I realize
> "strings" is a better choice than "od". With dd
> if=/dev/sda|strings|less I discovered that /dev/sda is actually my hard
It's a very rough guess, and only work in limited amount of instances.
You still have to check if the target device you got from mount table is
actually a block device.
And, please, use "reply" option when replying to list, instead of writing new
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 26.08.2010, <6:31>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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