[ut2003io] Linux installer HOWTO.

Chunky Kibbles chunky at icculus.org
Fri Oct 4 12:53:18 EDT 2002

On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 02:28:02AM -0400, Ryan C. Gordon wrote:
> 3) Do NOT sit on the mountpoint, or you won't be able to switch discs. 
> So if you do this:
>     mount -t iso9660 -r /dev/cdrom /mnt
>     cd /mnt
>     ./linux_installer.sh
> You won't be able to unmount the disc when the installer asks for the 
> next one in the series, since your shell is sitting on the mountpoint. 
> It is better to do this:
>     mount -t iso9660 -r /dev/cdrom /mnt
>     cd /somewhere/else
>     /mnt/linux_installer.sh

Hmmm. Except that in any reasonable world, you're not allowed to
execute stuff straight off the disc, so you should always
"sh /mnt/cdrom/linux_installer.sh" instead

>     mount -t iso9660 -r /dev/cdrom /mnt
>     cp /mnt/linux_installer.sh $HOME
>     umount /mnt   # make sure the disc is unmountable
>     $HOME/linux_installer.sh

Same goes.

> Hey, who said Linux wasn't user friendly?  :)

Ha. If linux was user friendly, we'd all be out of a job. (=

Gary (-;

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