LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Password
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-25-2003, 04:22 AM   #1
crudux_cruo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Posts: 5

Rep: Reputation: 0
Can't mount floppy drive


I can't mount my floppy. I get the following message "You must specify the file system type."

I am in root, have a floppy in the drive.

I used - mount /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy

Redhat 6.0
kernel 2.2.5 hedwig
IBM thinkpad 600E

Thanks
 
Old 11-25-2003, 04:40 AM   #2
jkobrien
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2003
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Distribution: Slackware, LFS, Ubuntu, RedHat, Slamd64
Posts: 507

Rep: Reputation: 30
The option, -t, is used to specify the file system type (this is in the manpage), or put either auto or the type in third column of the entry in /etc/fstab, e.g.

/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy vfat noauto,user,rw

John
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
mount floppy drive and l3 cache?? gsr_kashyap AIX 1 03-25-2005 05:09 AM
Help need to mount floppy drive paschal83 Linux - Laptop and Netbook 7 12-01-2003 08:22 AM
My floppy drive is not mount. m_pahlevanzadeh Linux - Hardware 2 06-20-2003 10:30 AM
why is UT 2003 trying to mount my floppy drive? the anti-riced Linux - Software 6 06-12-2003 09:23 PM
Can not mount my floppy drive. drfeelgood Linux - Newbie 4 10-22-2001 10:01 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:00 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration