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Old 08-27-2004, 07:24 PM   #1
pklicnik
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Fedora Rescue mode help - mouting floppy drive


Hi all - I'm a MAJOR noob when it comes to Linux so please help

All my links below are slightly wrong (because I dont have 5 posts yet so I cant post links) but theyre easy to correct.

I'm trying to follow the instructions here:
alwanza.com/howto/linux/floppy.html - add http:/ / w w w. to that link (mounting my floppy drive in rescue mode)

I do the find command:
/ -type f -name fstab

and it says my fstab is
/mnt/sysimage/etc/fstab

so then I do a
cat /mnt/sysimage/etc/fstab

and my /dev/fd0 isn't in the list and that site says it should be

see the screen here:
s91672268.onlinehome.us/files/site/rescue.jpg (add http:/ / to that link)


Thanks for ANY help you can give me....it's much appreciated!
 
Old 08-28-2004, 01:44 PM   #2
jev-bird
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Not sure I quite understand. Try chrooting.

$ chroot /mnt/sysimage /bin/bash && mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy && cd /mnt/floppy && ls

You would probably have to specify file type though.
 
  


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