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Re: SEUL: automatic floppy mounting

On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, Jeffrey S. Dutky wrote:

> One of the things that an end user OS needs to do is relieve the user
> of the task of mounting and unmounting floppies (and other removable
> media). This is a source of confusion and error for many users since
> ejecting a disk that is still mounted can, and usually will, result
> in corrupted data.

Shutting down is another source of confusion; having to become root to shut
down the system, and even the process of shutting down for a DOS user (who
can just flick the Big Red Switch) is often not explained particularly well.

Thomas Molesworth            (thomas@bass.almac.co.uk)

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