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Old 09-30-2003, 07:50 PM   #1
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where is my zip drive?


How can I find the files on my zip drive. It's mounted etc but I don't know where to look for it. I'm using KDE.
 
Old 09-30-2003, 07:55 PM   #2
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How do you know its mounted? If its mounted, then its mounted on some directory name. Just go to that directory.

Issue the "mount" command to see what is mounted.
If its NOT mounted, then you need to know what the device name is. I think its might be seen as a SCSI device. Is there anything in /proc/scsi/scsi?

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Old 09-30-2003, 08:41 PM   #3
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Assuming you do not have any other SCSI or SCSI emulated devices the zip drive will be /dev/sda. And you need to mount sda4.

Assuming RH configured the drive it will under /mnt/ directory.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 01:45 PM   #4
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I know it because I used the graphical mounting app (not the command line).

It's a USB zip.

The problem is that I don't know how to find the directory graphically. Gnome simply puts an icon on the desktop which is the sensible way.

I'm a graphical guy, too young to learn the old way.
 
Old 10-01-2003, 02:23 PM   #5
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I guess I am confused by your "clarification". If there is an icon on your desktop... can't you just click on it?

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Old 10-01-2003, 07:20 PM   #6
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Do you know how to browse in Konqueror? You might want to check out the KDE help files.

Open up a konqueror window. If not at the top of the directory click on root. Then scrol down untill you find mnt. Click on it. You should see a zip directory. If not then look at the /etc/fstab file and see what directory the zip drive mounts too.
 
Old 10-02-2003, 01:38 AM   #7
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Question hmmm zip drive

i put my zip drive in then booted and went 2 /mnt in kde and it was there if thats any help?
 
Old 10-02-2003, 06:22 PM   #8
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Good, so what other directories did you see?
 
Old 10-05-2003, 02:25 PM   #9
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you could just simply type
cat /etc/fstab to know where your zip directory was or where the device's source was!
Cheers
 
Old 10-07-2003, 06:32 PM   #10
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thanks everyone I found it. It's not in a very intuitive place.

/mnt/

Seems wierd to find a drive in a directory. I think this is standard on KDE. Gnome has an icon on the desktop which is way better.

Beggers can't be choosey I suppose.
 
  


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