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Old 02-10-2005, 01:04 AM   #1
kristi
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MDK10.1 /mnt remove/change entries?


In learning to mount a partition to MDK (it's now permanently mounted via fstab), I thought it would be nice to rename the win_c, win_c2, etc... that are assigned, to something meaningful. It worked fine for the first one (XP). The others keep changing around as to which one they are assigned to, I think because I do not know how to delete an empty folder in /mnt .

I tried umount but it just said it wasn't mounted (which of course it's not). I tried to delete it but no joy.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 02-10-2005, 04:58 PM   #2
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to remove a directory use the command: rm -rf /path/to/dir

rm = remove
-r = recursive (and takes out directories)
-f = be quiet (doesn't varify the deletion of every file and dir)
 
Old 02-10-2005, 05:15 PM   #3
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