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Old 03-28-2002, 07:57 AM   #1
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How do you mount a zipdrive????

Just very new to Linux, just installed it! How do I mount a zip drive?
Old 03-29-2002, 10:32 AM   #2
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i am a newbie to linux myself and i have a zip drive in my box and here is how i mount it:

mount /mnt/zip100.0

i dunno what it is under yours but it should be something like that
do cd /mnt and see what is in that directory you should see what the zip drive is called in the mount
Old 03-30-2002, 11:22 AM   #3
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the reply above would only work if a /etc/fstab entry had automatically been generated for the zip drive. in general, you can mount a zip just like an ordinary hard disk, although you need to mout partition 4 for some reason.
try /dev/hdb4, /dev/hdc4, etc

mount -t msdos /dev/hdb4 /mnt/zipdrive (or whatever directory you want to mount it in)

once you've found the mount command which works, you might want to add an entry to /etc/fstab, something like this:

/dev/hdb1 /mnt/zipdrive msdos rw,user,noauto 0 0

then you could just do
mount /mnt/zipdrive
as an ordinary user


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