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Old 10-08-2004, 12:07 AM   #1
AlaricXI
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Question Mount Floppy Drive From Boot Disc


I am trying to mount a floppy drive from a boot disc. Could somebody please tell me the command to do so?
 
Old 10-08-2004, 01:59 PM   #2
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are you trying to boot from a floppy and then mount that floppy?
 
Old 10-08-2004, 02:04 PM   #3
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Your post does not make a whole lot of sense, please elaborate.
 
Old 10-08-2004, 06:53 PM   #4
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i think i know wot he wonts, go to console/terminal or wot eva, and type this:

su
mount /mnt/floppy

This should mount the floppy drive.
 
Old 10-09-2004, 12:27 AM   #5
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hmm, my answer would be you need to insert a floppy first
then its
mount -t auto /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
or
change auto to msdos or ext2 if you know what you have.
 
  


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