ext3 partition on a windows drive common to 32bit and 64bit?
karl at kgoetz.id.au
Sun Jan 18 05:46:35 GMT 2009
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On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 15:11:23 +1030
Callan Davies <callan at cruzn.net.au> wrote:
> > May I ask the advantage of putting it in /mnt or /media over
> > leaving it in / (in root it doesn't show an icon)?
> > Is it 'better' in the sense of 'nix convention or is there another
> > advantage? I tend toward /home being better but only if I can
> > overcome the icon.
> Hi Dave,
> I guess from a functionality perspective, there's not really a lot of
> where you put it.
> But from a tradition and correctness perspective, /mnt/something or
> more recently, /media/something would be considered better.
/media was created for, well, media. (usb/cdrom/flash, etc).
It still winds me up with people mount stuff in there - /mnt was
intended for short term mounts. (The idea was if its a long term mount,
it goes in a useful spot on the filesystem).
Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian user / gNewSense contributor
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