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Old 05-19-2004, 07:05 PM   #1
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Access to /mnt/floppy


Hi,
While using Word perfect 8 & OO.o I am able to work with files on /mnt/win_c2/ but when I try to use files in /mnt/floppy the message reads; youdo not have permission to use this file. (or some thing of that nature.
Is there a way to fix it so I can use both? I have about 7 years of sermons, bulletin articles and research papers on 3 1/2 floppys.

Thanks in advance,
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Old 05-19-2004, 08:30 PM   #2
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What happens when you write: 'mount /mnt/floppy' ?

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Old 05-20-2004, 12:50 AM   #3
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It will not allow me to save to the disk.
Either working with an old document or when creating a new one
 
Old 05-20-2004, 03:59 AM   #4
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How does your /etc/fstab look ?

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Old 05-20-2004, 08:01 AM   #5
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I guess your /etc/fstab should have something like:

/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0

If there is the keyword "ro", you may remove it and try to mount the floppy again. This will remove the read-only attribute.
 
Old 05-20-2004, 11:11 AM   #6
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Hi,
There is no "ro" in the line.
In the permissions tab it is set to "root",
how do I change it to user?
Could that be the problem?
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Old 05-20-2004, 11:56 PM   #7
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Try editing the file /etc/fstab using a text editor & change the permissions to "owner"
 
  


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