Installing latest version of LaTeX

Peter Boosten peter at
Sat Jun 6 18:04:25 UTC 2009

Roland Smith wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 06, 2009 at 01:46:36PM -0400, Daniel Underwood wrote:
>> Having trouble mounting the ISO:
>> [daniel at bsdbox ~]$ sudo mount_cd9660 -o ro /dev/`mdconfig -a -t vnode
>> -f ./texlve2008.iso` ./mount/
>> mdconfig: open(/dev/mdctl): Permission denied
> Regular users don't have read/write permissions on /dev/mdctl.
> So either change those permissions so that your user-id has those
> permissions, or run mdconfig as root.

Hmmm, one might think that 'sudo' does exactly that ;-)



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