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Old 09-29-2003, 11:26 AM   #1
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Directory /dev/floppy doesnt exist

Directory /dev/floppy doesnt exist - i cant mount it (Slackware).
what should i do ?
Old 09-29-2003, 11:46 AM   #2
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How are you attempting to mount the floppy?
Command for mounting floppy:
mount /dev/floppy /mnt/floppy -t auto
/mnt/floppy must exist, I think it's there by default in Slack.
Edit: It's supposed to be /dev/fd0, not /dev/floppy.

Last edited by aaa; 09-30-2003 at 01:16 PM.
Old 09-29-2003, 03:53 PM   #3
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mount -t vfat /dev/floppy /mnt/floppy (i try also other than vfat)

i looked in /dev/ and there isn directory floppy
Old 09-29-2003, 05:03 PM   #4
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Try substituting /dev/floppy for /dev/fd0

or make a sym link

ln -s /dev/fd0 /dev/floppy
Old 09-29-2003, 06:52 PM   #5
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I'm new here but have used in the past. I had problems before when trying to mount the floppy so i will give you the link to my past post and hopefully you can pick something from it.

Sorry for linking to another site but i'm sure the answer is there.


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