cvs commit: src/sbin/mdconfig mdconfig.8
ceri at submonkey.net
Fri Nov 9 14:27:35 PST 2007
On Sat, Nov 10, 2007 at 12:05:51AM +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On 2007-11-09 21:34, Ceri Davies <ceri at submonkey.net> wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 06:02:52PM +0000, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> > > keramida 2007-11-09 18:02:51 UTC
> > >
> > > FreeBSD src repository (doc committer)
> > >
> > > Modified files:
> > > sbin/mdconfig mdconfig.8
> > > Log:
> > > Instead of hardcoding md10 as the device node in the cd9660 example,
> > > use a trick submitted by Ruslan.
> > > | @@ -218,8 +218,7 @@ mount /dev/md0c /mnt
> > > | .Pp
> > > | To mount an ISO 9660 CD image file:
> > > | .Bd -literal -offset indent
> > > | -mdconfig -a -t vnode -u 10 -f cdimage.iso
> > > | -mount_cd9660 /dev/md10 /mnt
> > > | +mount -t cd9660 /dev/`mdconfig -a -t vnode -f cdimage.iso` /mnt
> > > | .Ed
> > > | .Sh SEE ALSO
> > > | .Xr md 4 ,
> > I'm concerned that this actually misses the point, which is to create
> > an md device backed by a .iso file.
> Similar concerns have been raised by bde a while ago. I have a slightly
> improved patch now, which describes *all* the steps of the example.
> This one actually *notes* that the mdconfig command creates an md(4)
> device, and then mounts it, instead of saying that we 'mount an iso'.
Thanks! I like this much better, but have one little nit to pick:
> -To mount an ISO 9660 CD image file:
> +To create an
> +.Xr md 4
> +disk out of an ISO 9660 CD image file
Can you use "device" rather than "disk" here please?
> +.Ns ( Fl a
> +.Fl t Ar vnode
> +are implied), using the first available
> +.Xr md 4
> +device node, and then mount the new memory disk:
That must be wonderful! I don't understand it at all.
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