Re: [linux-dell-laptops] Re: Tripple boot?
- bilbo wrote:
>. I think it
> On 21 Feb 2001, at 23:48, David Rodriguez wrote:
> > > Another windows program I've found recently is VirtualCD, which is
> > > windows only - you can copy cd images to your hard drive and
> > > mount them. Saves a lot of power.
> > is rather easy dumping a CD into a hd (as a file) and mounting it ifI've done this in the past on a Samba server so that the windows 95 and
> > the kernel has loopback support. The image can even be done with cat
> > (I think, I'll have to check again).
> > cat /dev/cdrom > cdimage.iso
> > mount -o loop -t isofs cdimage.iso /mnt
> Thanks for the suggestion, I was thinking about this after I posted -
> I know I should think _before_ I post!
> Anyway I'm still too used to the windows way of doing things,
> where you have to have a CD in the drive for some programs to
windows NT disk images were always available to the workstations - to
counter the annoying habit of windows demanding the CD every time you
change something. The PC's usually didn't have CD drives anyway - we
didn't need them, every thing was net installed....
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