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Old 06-20-2003, 09:50 AM   #1
liv-n-letliv
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Unhappy Troubles mounting floppy drive


For all these, I used a diskette that worked on a computer with
Microsoft Windows. The drive light is constantly on, whether a
diskette is in or not.

With user mount tool, heard floppy diskette move
fstab /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy0 vfat user,noauto 0 0
mount: block device /dev/fd0 is write-protected, mounting
read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/fd0,
or too many mounted file systems

With
#mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy0

diskette doesn't rotate
mount: block device /dev/fd0 is write-protected, mounting
read-only
/dev/fd0: Input/output error
mount: you must specify the filesystem type

Then when I check with
# umount /dev/fd0
umount: /dev/fd0: not mounted


With
# mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy0
mount: block device /dev/fd0 is write-protected, mounting
read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/fd0,
or too many mounted file systems


So I change to fstab:
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy0 msdos user,noauto 0 0

# mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy0
mount: block device /dev/fd0 is write-protected, mounting
read-only
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/fd0,
or too many mounted file systems

I try with the mount tool and got the above message
 
  


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