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Solaris™ 8 Advanced System Administrator's Guide, Third Edition by Janice Winsor

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Volume Management Mount Points

Volume management automatically mounts CD-ROM file systems on the /cdrom mount point when you insert the media into the drive.

When you insert a diskette in the diskette drive, a Zip disk in a Zip drive, or a Jaz disk in a Jaz drive, you must ask the system to check the drive. You can check for a disk in any one of the following ways.

  • From the command line, type volcheck and press Return.

  • From the CDE front panel, click on the Folders menu and then click on Open Floppy.

  • From the CDE File Manager File menu, choose Open Floppy.

When you use any one of these methods, vold mounts the file system/device at a particular ...

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