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Old 10-11-2004, 04:48 PM   #1
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ln -s /mnt /media

I want the /mnt directory to points the /media directory ...
I have tried the ln -s /mnt /media
but it didin't work.... I have tried to read the man ln but i am confused about the right syntax..
Can u plz help me?
Old 10-11-2004, 06:11 PM   #2
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No prob,

You simply have the names mixed up. If you want /mnt to point to /media, you would type the command like so 'ln -s /media /mnt' the last argument is always the new file.

You should also make sure that there is no /mnt already in /, else you will get an error.
Old 10-11-2004, 06:21 PM   #3
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if you do this you will need to change /etc/fstab so it can find the cdrom and floppy directories..............

I would do this............
mv  /mnt /media
this will rename the /mnt to /media, NOW
make the symlink
ln -s /media /mnt


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