I am having problems mounting the floppy USB drive. "Places -> Computer" sees an icon labelled "Floppy Drive", but it cannot see any files on the disk. "System -> Administration -> Is this article FUD? [Security] by DarkSithPro255. Well I would say MAKEDEV fd in the /dev directory to create the device. The diskette if formatted under unix and | contains unix files. /mnt exists and is empty. | | # mount /dev/fd0 /mnt | mount: cannot stat '/dev/fd0': Invalid argument (error 22) Check This Out
Summary: Module Floppy not loaded. Join Date Mar 2000 Location Elyria, Ohio - USA Posts 2,075 If you look at your output from machine #2. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I set the Type to Application in Terminal.
Results 1 to 9 of 9 Thread: updating fstab... I'm out! The OS on this system is probably at least 5-6 years old, so I doubt it has nice tools like "mtools" that I have found information about. The floppy is already formatted for DOS.
Floppy directory structure won't update when new floppy is mounted 10. I did cat the /etc/udev/ide-devfs.sh and I see stuff for the floppy, but it is not automounting in Gnome. (It's not even being scanned...) Any thoughts?? Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Hardware Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Help: Check the Help Files, then come here to ask! Far as I know GNOME (or KDE) listens for d-dus events like hot-plug (if you attach yours USB floppy) and takes "actions" - e.g.
Hope this helps. -mk If it ain't broke, Fix it till it is. I will try the other two syntax for mount from Flight Lead. Does 'tar tvf /dev/rfd0135ds18' return any file names? find more info I tried the "su" command and the password request came up.
As I had Googled - it helps to remove/comment_out the floppy line in /etc/fstab. I could be wrong, though. -mk If it ain't broke, Fix it till it is. After that it is possible to mount floppy wit standard "mount" command. I can't mount floppy!
I can't mount floppy! internet Reply With Quote March 9th, 2004,12:10 PM #5 SeaJay View Profile View Forum Posts Virtual Intern Join Date Jun 2001 Location San Antonio, Texas, USA Posts 381 I could be wrong, If it does not work are you using udev or devfs? If not I will type-mkdir floppythen:mount/floppy/dev/fd0cp c:/u/class/data/export/sf6146.dat /floppyunmount /floppyDoes all this look correct. · actions · 2001-Aug-9 9:55 pm · drjimMVMjoin:2000-06-13Long Beach, CA
Feedback Doctor's Lounge « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Information Users Browsing this Thread There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests) Posting Permissions his comment is here There are no "c:" notations used in unix.quote:mount/floppy/dev/fd0cp c:/u/class/data/export/sf6146.dat /floppyunmount /floppyDoes all this look correct. In order to create the device file do" mknod /dev/fd0 b 2 64 That's assuming that they are the same type of machine. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org?
You could check this by examining the /etc/fstab file, but I think you need root permission to look at it. How do I recreate /dev/fd0 to access my floppy? When I ran the command "mkboot" it told me: mkboot Insert a floppy diskette into your boot drive, and press
djserz.com.ar "All the drugs in this world won't save you from yourself..." Reply With Quote 08-02-2003,10:57 PM #9 Nyckelharpa View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Registered User Join Date Apr Yep - guess what. Sorry I know this probably sounds like a stupid question but I have searched for Unix documentation for hours on the net and cannot seem to find a step by step
udisks --mount /dev/fd0 2. 3. They were identical machines with identical hardware. Nobody on site seems to know it.So for the cp command:cp /u/class/data/export/sf6146.dat /floppyand I see the spaces now for the mount and umount syntax.Am I correct that copying to a floppy I really CAN'T UNDERSTAND, why this Bug is still not solved!
Yes, I'm running both udev and devfs and I may have "lost" the floppy about the time that I installed Gnome-Volume-Manager (udev)... Sorry but what do you mean by mount? I am new at this and cannot figure out how capture a screen shot of the Drive Utility page. navigate here When you type 'su', it will ask for the password.
I can navigate by the $ prompt to the directory the file is in and know that the file will fit on a floppy (small file). There was a 'mnt' directory. I know that some some Unices require SLIGHTLY different commands than Linux does. I'm not sure, what is default)- see system->preferences->keyboard_shortcuts. --kapetr Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
It looks like this:mount /floppy /dev/fd0Note the space between 'mount' and '/floppy' and also between '/floppy' and '/dev/fd0'.drjim already caught the spelling error with 'umount'. robbow52 View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by robbow52 08-05-2004, 10:01 PM #4 HappyTux Senior Member Registered: Mar 2003 Location: OK. how to mount a dos floppy to /mnt/floppy 4.
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Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. I did cat the /etc/udev/ide-devfs.sh and I see stuff for the floppy, but it is not automounting in Gnome. (It's not even being scanned...) Any thoughts??