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Old 07-03-2005, 09:24 PM   #1
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Floppy problem: inable to find floppy

After my recompile with kernel, did a reboot. Then "insmod" was done to both "floppy.ko" and "ide-floppy.ko". However the following command to mount a floppy errors out:

mount /mnt/floppy

Error message:
mount: can't find /mnt/floppy in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab

Don't know what could be wrong. Could you please help me.

Thank you.
Old 07-03-2005, 09:34 PM   #2
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if you look at the fstab does it mount the floppy to /mnt/floppy or /media/floppy?
if /media then try 'mount /media/floppy'

what happens if you try to explicitly (<-- for lack of a better term) mount the floppy as root ?

mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy


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