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Re: how to jigdo download a fedora 8 re-spin in one easy step?



On Thu, Jan 10, 2008 at 06:11:02AM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jan 2008, David Jansen wrote:
> 
> > Thanks for putting up this cookbook, it's a nice addition to the FAQs
> > and wikis already available to the Fedora community.
> >
> > Perhaps a useful trick I found somewhere that avoids the spaces in file
> > names: you can tell the system to always mount a cd/dvd on the same
> > path,
> > e.g:
> >   gnome-mount --write-settings --device /dev/scd0 --mount-point dvd
> > and after that, all cds/dvds will appear as /media/dvd in stead of a
> > name with the label in it. Jigdo isn't the only application that cannot
> > handle the spaces, unfortunately.
> 
> i'm just about to add this to the wiki page, but i want to document
> how to deactivate this setting as well.  from the man page for
> gnome-mount, i see the option "--erase-settings", so the deactivation
> command would then be:
> 
>   $ gnome-mount --erase-settings --device /dev/sr0
> 
> in my case, anyway.  does that look right?

yes, that would be the right way to do it (and with my dvd writer device
name substituted, it works for me to get back to the default behaviour
this way)
 
David

> rday
> 
> p.s.  i've already rewritten and expanded on a couple things over at
> the recipe for jigdo, based on earlier readers' incessant, whiny
> nagging ...^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H amazingly
> useful and appreciated feedback.  :-)
> 
> http://www.crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/Getting_Fedora_respins_with_Jigdo
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> Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA
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