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Old 10-14-2003, 11:30 PM   #1
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Device Mounting?


I just got my Linux Box, but i got no idea how to use my floppy dirve. I thinkl i have to mount it, but how, HELP

O yea, can u curse on these boards?



^ that grafik is kool!

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Old 10-15-2003, 12:04 AM   #2
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hi

command line

mount -t /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy

where /mnt/floppy is a preexisting directory



if /etc/fstab contains a similar entry


mount /dev/fd0 (or)

mount /mnt/floppy would do


if /etc/fstab has user/users option you can mount it as non root user too

for example

/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto defaults,users,noauto 0 0


would let you mount as non root user


In KDE

click on the floppy icon on desktop and it mount and show the directory.

right click to unmount.

regards
rahul sundaram
 
Old 10-15-2003, 02:25 AM   #3
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Re: Device Mounting?

Quote:
Originally posted by supern00b
O yea, can u curse on these boards?
Wouldn't be the greatest way to introduce yourself, I'd think...

What distro (including version) of Linux are you using? Some distros come with tools to automatically mount/unmount floppies, CD-ROMs, etc., but others don't.

Try Rahul's suggestions; if you have questions about them, just ask.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 02:35 AM   #4
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On the desktop , u will see icon " floppy " , right -click on the icon , and then u may click " mount " to mount your floppy
 
Old 10-15-2003, 02:42 AM   #5
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On the desktop , u will see icon " floppy " , right -click on the icon , and then u may click " mount " to mount your floppy
That depends on the distro and desktop environment you use.
 
Old 10-15-2003, 03:54 AM   #6
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I am running RH 9.0 (also new to this) goto (start ) (dont know what else to call it sorry!!!) system tools then to disk manag.

Find something with floppy then click on mount!

(again, only works if yuo have RH 9.0 (also sorry if this is NOT correct, I am new to this, just installed the OS 3 days ago)
 
Old 10-15-2003, 04:16 AM   #7
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I am running RH 9.0 (also new to this) goto (start ) (dont know what else to call it sorry!!!) system tools then to disk manag.

Find something with floppy then click on mount!
Actually, if you're using Gnome you should be able to just right-click anywhere on the desktop. A menu appears where you can select "Floppy" from the "Disks" menu item; the floppy mounts and an icon for the floppy appears on the desktop. To unmount the floppy, chose that option from the menu that appears when you right-click on the floppy icon.

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