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Hi, another question in addition to the one I posted earlier.
My new SuSe desktop included a Floppy Icon, a picture of a drive, on trying to access it I got an error message - not mounted. I entered the command -mount /media/floppy -this seemed to do the trick,
it changed the icon to a picture of a floppy disk. I could now read the inserted floppy OK, which contained 2 files. I closed the window, inserted another floppy, clicking the floppy icon on desktop brought up the same 2 files & not the contents of the 2nd floppy. I closed all the programs, & removed the 2nd floppy. I then executed the mount command again & got a message - allready mounted. I put the 2nd floppy in again & tried to access it but it was shown as empty, I now get the same result with any floppy that I try, so now I cannot access my floppy drive. I tried Rt clicking the floppy icon & choosing unmount, this gave an error message & would not unmount the drive. Can anyone help please.
Thanks very much, works a treat, I found that I have to be root to do it.
Can you tell me why - if a CD or DVD is inserted it is automaticly mounted & read, & dismounted on ejecting, there is a facility in the properties to set this up. This does not happen with the FDD, nor is there a facility to do it automaticly in the FDD properties. Regards John.