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Sorry for the multiple posts but I've got alot of questions and am such a newbie that I don't think I'm housebroken yet.
Anyway, I've got a documentation cd w/ distro 7.3, and I have no idea where things go.
It'd be nice to copy the contents of the cd to a directory, but I lack knowledge on the where's, why's, what's and how's, and don't want to start schmearing stuff all over the place.
But I guiess I wasn't precise in my post. I know how to mount my cdrom (and my floppy). However, I'd like to:
automount it if it's possible , so that I don't have to mount / umount everytime I want to use the cdrom .
I don't know about the file system hierarchy, what goes where. So my second question is: where do I copy files to? I'd like to copy files from the documentation cd that came w/ the distro, and I don't know where to copy them. I ask because in the future I'd rather not have a million files all over the place. I rather know where things are.
Thanks much, Mathieu. Will do.
Just want to clarify, can I automount floppy and cdrom?
I'll take a look at my RH hdd (yes, I'm swapping hdd's until I can get my lt winmodem upandrunning) to see what commands I use for mounting both.
And I'll definitely take a gander at the automount howto.
Re: dual boot: I think I'll pass on that. I don't much trust either os for a dual boot. And since I don't have the necessary hardware for correctly backing up both hdd's, I'll just settle for a straight migration.