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Old 09-19-2004, 01:46 PM   #1
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Unhappy Problems reading Floppy Disk


Hello,

I am working on a Linux Red Hat Enterprise 3 (ES) server.
I tried to mount the floppy drive under the root user as folllows:

mount /mnt/floppy

I then try to copy files to and from the floppy to some folders on my Server.
However I noticed the following:

1) When attempting to copy files, I get a return message saying the file is read only or write protected.
2) Even if I change disk in the floppy drive I always see the same content.

Any ideas what is going on?
How can I get my floppy drive working normally again ?

PT
 
Old 09-19-2004, 02:55 PM   #2
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Old 09-19-2004, 06:28 PM   #3
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Unhappy Writing to Protected File System

Hello,

I am trying to copy files to/from my floppy drive.

And I keep getting an erro:

Error writing to protected file system ?
Cannot remove write protected file .....

1) What can I do to copy file from Linux sserver to floppy ?

PT
 
Old 09-19-2004, 06:35 PM   #4
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Unhappy Floppy disk PBs

Cannot create regular file --- read only file system...

How can I correct this and use my floppy normally ?

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