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RE: cygwin 1.5.0 and managed mode
- From: Pavel Rozenboim <pavelr at coresma dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 18:06:31 +0200
- Subject: RE: cygwin 1.5.0 and managed mode
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Thu, July 10, 2003 3:46 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: cygwin 1.5.0 and managed mode
> On Thu, Jul 10, 2003 at 04:22:27PM +0200, Pavel Rozenboim wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Vince Hoffman [mailto:Vince.Hoffman@uk.circle.com]
> >> Sent: Thu, July 10, 2003 3:19 PM
> >> To: 'Pavel Rozenboim'; email@example.com
> >> Subject: RE: cygwin 1.5.0 and managed mode
> >> mount manipulates the registry entrys for you.
> >> > > If 'C:\Cygwin' is mounted as '/' you would do
> >> > >
> >> > > mount -o managed C:\\Cygwin /
> >> > >
> >> > > from a shell. You should look at the output of `mount' first
> >> > > before changing the
> >> > > mount points.
> >when I try this from the shell I get an error :
> >mount: /: Mount device busy
> Argh. Don't do this for your whole root directory! This should not
> be a default setting. It is only useful for directories that have
> been created from scratch under managed mount mode.
Thanks for the warning. Right now I'm not using my cygwin installation for
critical work, so I can play with it. When I'll need it back, I'll install
the stable package again or reinstall cygwin if needed.
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