Ronan Kirby wrote:
> This is done with the application 'autorun', which is what automatically
> mounts CDs when you insert them in to most modern distributions. Once a
> disk is mounted it looks for a file called autorun in the root of what
> it just mounted.
>> Taking the example from a Red Hat installation CD, the file "autorun" in
> the root of the CD, is an example of the autorun file being used to run
> the installer application...
Cool, thanks. I thought it was much more complex than that.
Now all I need to do is figure out the Mac method.
> On Mon, 2005-10-03 at 23:15 +0100, Peter Flynn wrote:
>>>Is it possible to write a CD that will autostart under Linux, Mac (OS/X)
>>and Windows (XP/NT/2000) by opening a specified HTML file in the default
>>browser? I know how to do this in Windows (I even wrote a little program
>>to do it once), but the only doc I can find about doing it on Macs seems
>>to be very dated (refers to the need to maintain parallel directories of
>>Mac and Windows files, which must surely date back to the days before it
>>migrated to Unix); and the only doc I can find about autorun on Linux is
>>about how to set up your system to autorun CDs, not about how to write
>>the CDs themselves in the first place. I am assuming throughout that the
>>user has autorun enabled, and there is no requirement to support OS/9 or
>>Windows 95, 98, or Me.
>>Cork mailing list
>>Cork at linux.ie>>http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/cork>>>
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