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Old 05-29-2002, 11:33 AM   #1
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Question Having trouble reading a floppy

I have 2 linux machines and need to transfer files by floppy between them.

On the first machine, I did a
/sbin/mke2fs /dev/fd0
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
cp * /mnt/floppy

and all the files are there as well as a lost+found directory according to an ls

I take the file to machine 2, mount in the same way but all I see is the lost+found directory.

I also tried explicitly on machine 2 in mounting to do a -t ext2 but no difference.

This is probably something really simple but I am stuck!!!

Thanks for your help in advance if you reply to this.
Old 05-29-2002, 11:47 AM   #2
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did u unmount the floppy before u put it in the other machine?


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