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Old 04-22-2004, 01:03 PM   #1
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automount floppy, suse 9.0

Does anyone know a nice easy way to get floppies to automount on suse 9.0 so complete newbies can get by? I am building a box for a friend who is not pc savvy and is used to MS, I don't want to have to teach them mount /dev/fd0 etc as frankly they will run a mile and it would be nice to be able to have a box that needs absolutely no intro to Linux.


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I guess you have KDE or GNOME or something similar?
Normally you have the drives on your desktop. There you should be able to click, and it will automount.

Old 04-22-2004, 03:58 PM   #3
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test the panel applet called "devices" - see if this will serve your purposes
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vi /etc/fstab
find a line similar to this:
/dev/fd0 /floppy auto user,noauto 0 0

change "noauto" to "auto"


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