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Along with the previous message I just gave asking you to post your status of trying to mount the floppy and CDROM, are you able to boot to a floppy? If you can't boot to your floppy this might be an indication that there's a hardware failure.
I think that I can boot from the floppy because when I start the system the floppy turn for a while .
When I tried to mount the floppy I write :
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy -t vfat
It answer me with something about the usage like :
mount -a[-nfFrsw] [-tvfstypes]
I don't understand this
If from mnt directory I type cd /mnt/floppy he answer me the followig:
[root@localhost floppy ]#
If from this position from the floppy icon on the desktop I try to insert a disk in the floppy and give a double click
a panel pop up telling me that is impossible to mount the device and the error showed is the following :
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/fd0 or to many mounted file systems .
This is only for the floppy .
Thank you in advance for the help
Mariomason. It seems like every time I type to you, it's going to be a post then an after thought.
I gave you the root suggestion because I notice there are two mounts... one in /sbin and one in /bin. I was thinnking you may have been invoking the wrong one because your message says you're getting a syntax error, while the command line you posted will work perfectly. You shouldn't get a syntax error unless you had typed something wrong.
I don't see anything wrong with what you typed. I also just checked and both mounts takes the same syntax.
Are you sure you posted the commandline exactly the way you typed it? I used copy and paste to execute the command you posted and it works perfectly.
CraigStar, I had observed the same things you point out. However, I looked at the man pages for mount and it had the options after the devices in some cases. I also tested the command.
I thought about the missing directory, and tested trying to mount to a non-existing directory, and got a different error message.