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Old 03-29-2002, 01:54 AM   #1
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floppy


I was trying to open a floppy disk to see what files inside of it;
I receive this error message" could not determine the filesystem type and none was specified"
can anyone help please
 
Old 03-29-2002, 07:05 AM   #2
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Hello

There are two reason for this.

1. The floppy is corupted.

2. Did you format the floppy in windows or other OS, if yes then you have to pass extra parameters to the mount command, if not then the floppy may be currpted.
 
Old 03-29-2002, 07:29 AM   #3
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if its a windows floppy try:

mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
 
  


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