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Re: Debian glossary?

On Monday 30 April 2018 09:24:12 Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 04/30/2018 07:27 AM, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Oh, and PS: it is not very clear to me in what you wrote what you
> > are having trouble understanding -- if you are seeking answers,
> > maybe you should ask more clearly.
> >
> >  From my peanut gallery observation of this thread, I think one of
> > your problems is that the device you are tying to use (to install
> > Linux, iirc?) is mounted with the nodev option, which, somebody
> > explained in a followup post, is not what you want to use.
> >
> > Are you familiar with the mstab, fstab, mount, and umount commands? 
> > I think it would be helpful if you were...
> *ROFL* Them be motivation for my post ;{
> When I wrote "... a gentleman replied with the proper syntax for one
> command", I was referring to that post. It solved _one_ of my
> problems.
> Based on 50+ years of hitting "corner cases" while trouble shooting in
> various disciplines, I've cleared hard disk space on another machine
> to avoid attempting to use a flash drive as a debootstrap target.
> Sometimes automount and cousins are convenient. Other times %@%$^$!*()
> ;/
Let me clarify that, to a right Pain In The Ass when trying to write an 
armhf or arm64 systen to its boot u-sd card. They grab the card the 
instant its plugged in and then dd has a hell of a time trying to write 
to a mounted device.

> > On Monday, April 30, 2018 08:23:43 AM rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >> On Monday, April 30, 2018 07:46:01 AM Richard Owlett wrote:
> >>> Debian documentation NOT written for hoi polloi.

And it needs to be.

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