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Old 11-29-2004, 08:40 AM   #1
doomtroll
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/mnt/floppy not found


I'm trying to to do a simple

mount /mnt/floppy

or

mount /dev/fd0

or even just /mnt/floppy

and I am given an "invalid Directory error

and this on Slack 4.0 with base package "A" only installed via....FLOPPY...


what is missing??


thanks
 
Old 11-29-2004, 08:44 AM   #2
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does /mnt/floppy exist?
 
Old 11-29-2004, 09:31 AM   #3
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From one of your other posts I see you are using Slax (live CD) You really should specify what you are using.

You may need to create the mount point
mkdir /mnt/floppy

Then try to mount it
Windows floppy: mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
Linux: mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
 
Old 01-03-2005, 08:21 PM   #4
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Hanzerik,
Thanks for the windows floppy directions. I have been looking for a way to do that now for 3 nights.
Now to figure out how to get the files off of it .
If anyone can help I am using RH 5.2 and the files on the floppy are nic drivers in .tar format. nic is 3c905-c tx m

New to linux just trying it as a hobby.
Thanks for any and all help

Edit: well I got access to the files and run the installer and it tells me I have to compile it. Done that, now not sure what to do with waht it compiled or where it put the compiled file.
Got it working
I just relized this is the slackware side of the forum.
sorry about posting in the wrong place.

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Originally posted by hanzerik
From one of your other posts I see you are using Slax (live CD) You really should specify what you are using.

You may need to create the mount point
mkdir /mnt/floppy

Then try to mount it
Windows floppy: mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
Linux: mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy

Last edited by shrimper; 01-03-2005 at 10:41 PM.
 
  


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