# From: Dax Kelson [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] # Sent: Friday, April 29, 2005 11:37 AM # To: boopathy krishnamoorthy # Cc: autoinstall # Subject: Re: [suse-autoinstall] Using autoyast=file:// with CDROM # basedfile, broken? # # I tried with three slashes, eg, file:///d8 and I'm still getting the # error. Is this supposed to work?
Yep, three slashes is right. The first two are for the file:// scheme itself, and the third one is part of the path (/d8).
(I learned this the hard way by finding out that file links to Windoze UNC network paths have to be specified as file://///comp/share - yep, five slashes.)