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Old 09-20-2005, 03:14 PM   #1
foliva
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Unhappy mounting floppy drive


Hi everyone,

can't mount my laptop's floppy drive. Please advice. This is the prompt I'm getting:

Called: mount /dev/fd0
mount: according to mtab, /dev/fd0 is already mounted on /media/floppy
mount failed

However when I try to access it (or mount it for that matter from Konqueror) it attempts to mount the drive and then prompts me with an error saying:

The process for the media protocol died unexpectedly.

Please advice.
foliva
 
Old 09-20-2005, 03:23 PM   #2
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Just to clear up.... try to access /media/floppy in a console and see whether there is anything there ...
 
Old 09-21-2005, 03:24 PM   #3
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Mmhhh...nevermind...sorry, newbie here...floppy IS in fact mounted.

Thanks.
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