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Old 08-07-2006, 11:02 PM   #1
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Question Floppy problem in FC5

I'm having problems getting FC5 to recognize my floppy disk. I checked the drive by booting dos with it, and it seemed to work fine. But when I try to have fstab mount the drive, it fails. I'm not sure what the problem is. The following is my fstab file:

LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
LABEL=/MediaFiles /MediaFiles ext3 defaults 0 0
LABEL=/Storage /Storage ext3 defaults 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=/home /home ext3 defaults 1 2
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-hda5 swap swap defaults 0 0
dev/fd0 /media/floppy auto pamconsole,exec,noauto,utf8,managed 0 0
dev/sda1 /media/usbdisk auto pamconsole,exec,noauto,fscontext=system_ubject_r:removable_t,managed 0 0
Thanx in advance.
Old 08-08-2006, 09:48 PM   #2
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Location: Montreal, Qc, Canada
Distribution: Fedora Core 5/6 Slackware 10.1/11
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Try this:

/dev/fd0  	/media/floppy  	auto  	rw,noauto,user,sync  	0 0
Old 08-08-2006, 11:10 PM   #3
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Thanx, I just pasted it into my /ect/fstab file.


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