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Old 12-10-2010, 03:29 PM   #16
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Hello,

for an old computer you may try Slax, a Slackware-based live-CD http://www.slax.org/
My experience is that Slax works very well with old hardware, the browser in Slax is Konqueror from the KDE-Desktop environment.

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Old 12-12-2010, 06:41 AM   #17
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I can boot into slax but still cannot get top the floppy. when i try to mount nothing happens
 
Old 12-12-2010, 08:52 AM   #18
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Well, what did you expect to happen? normally after mounting the floppy you may see the files at the mountpoint. Example:
Code:
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt
then if you execute
Code:
ls /mnt
the files on the floppy are shown.

Did you get any errormessages when mounting the floppy?

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Old 12-12-2010, 10:40 AM   #19
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Well, what did you expect to happen?
thought mount would show files
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normally after mounting the floppy you may see the files at the mountpoint
. OK

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then if you execute ls /mnt the files on the floppy are shown.
didn't know that will try

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Did you get any errormessages when mounting the floppy?
From terminal window at root I type
mount /dev/fd0 /mnt and this gives no such file or directory
Then I type ls /mnt and get hdal /hdc/ live/

dev/ fd0 is device floppy disk zero is it? Should it be any other number?

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