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Old 06-30-2004, 09:50 PM   #61
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Is the disk linux formatted or dos/fat? Sounds like it is in a Linux format which windows can't read.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 09:51 PM   #62
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mount cleanly?

what ever do you mean?
 
Old 06-30-2004, 09:53 PM   #63
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to make sure its not linux format, have Win format it and then mount with this:

mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/root
 
Old 06-30-2004, 09:53 PM   #64
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like is there an error, i guess not if you dont know
 
Old 06-30-2004, 09:58 PM   #65
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Darthtux,
Formated in windows with whatever windows uses i.e. FAT

tried:mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/root
reply was: mount: mount point /mnt/root does not exist
 
Old 06-30-2004, 09:59 PM   #66
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ack sorry, ive reinstalled too many times with core....

that mount point should be /mnt/root
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:01 PM   #67
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you just told me the same thing I think.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:06 PM   #68
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GOD!!! /mnt/floppy that is!!!!!!!

hey i got it right
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:11 PM   #69
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darthtux,
I just thought of something, what if I run dpkg-reconfigure again and select the Xserver as
"kdm" instead of "gdm" would that solve the Gnome to KDE conflict?
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:13 PM   #70
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Shouldn't have anything to do with it.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:14 PM   #71
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tried: mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
reply: mount: according to mtab, /dev/fd0 is mounted on floppy


WHAT DOES THAT MEAN?????
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:17 PM   #72
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Yeah in Debian the mount point is /floppy. So try

mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy

EDIT: Sorry that should be

mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /floppy

Last edited by darthtux; 06-30-2004 at 10:19 PM.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:24 PM   #73
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Okay I treid: mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /floppy
reply: mount: according to mtab, /dev/fd0 is already mounted on /floppy

Help please I getting confused
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:25 PM   #74
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umount /dev/fdo

then

mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /floppy

then do your cp

EDIT: Always unmount BEFORE removing floppy from drive.
 
Old 06-30-2004, 10:32 PM   #75
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darthtux,
I did:umount /dev/fdo

then

mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /floppy

then do your cp

EDIT: Always unmount BEFORE removing floppy from drive.


nothing happens with drive light and there is nothing on disk in the windows box.

Any Idea's?
 
  


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