In <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> typed: > On Fri, Feb 28, 2003 at 10:39:51AM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote: > > /dist is probably (<- means I'm not sure) leftover from the > > installation process. It may be used by /stand/sysinstall to mount > > things if you run that. > I don't think /dist is used by FreeBSD at all. It was probably > created by hand or by some other software installed on the system.
No, it's used by /stand/sysinstall. It mounts the distribution cdrom on /dist when you go to install further distributions. It apparently creates it as needed - meaning there's no danger in deleting it. Now to put the 4.7 CDROMs away. <mike -- Mike Meyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> http://www.mired.org/consulting.html Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-questions" in the body of the message