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Old 11-24-2003, 09:28 AM   #1
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Unhappy Where the hell's the floppy disk drive!?


Hello!

Total linux newbie!

Using Red Hat 7.3 and Gnome and trying to install a network card with drivers on a floppy disk - only thing is, I can't work out how to access, what windows calls, the A drive?

Please help me people!

Thanks

Simon
 
Old 11-24-2003, 09:50 AM   #2
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do this "less /etc/fstab" and look for a line that days /dev/fd0 and a other directory to the side mine says /mnt/floppy/ then quit with the letter "q" and do this mount /mnt/floppy and go to that directory and it should be it
 
Old 11-24-2003, 09:50 AM   #3
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Is this a fresh install? Are there any entries under /mnt?

To mount the floppy, type "mount /mnt/floppy".
Then use cp or mv to move files to and fro.
Before ejecting the disk, type "umount /mnt/floppy".

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Old 11-24-2003, 10:01 AM   #4
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Thanks boys - does the job nicely

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