I have an old 200GB hard drive that I've put into an external storage case and now I'm formatting it with diskdrake. I'm going to format with NTFS 3G so my Windoze boxes can read it also.
One selection diskdrake asks for is where to create the mount point. I assume I do not need to put anything in that selection box, as I can mount the external drive manually via command line, or automatically later on by putting an entry in etc/fstab.
Question is, what exactly does diskdrake do when you, for example, tell it to create a mount point? There are some drop-box selections provided (like "/mnt") or you can put in any path you want. But what is the point of doing this? Does it automatically create an entry in etc/fstab for the drive, or does write do something to the drive itself?