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Old 04-08-2004, 10:17 AM   #1
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Question "mount: /dev/fd0 is not this fstype."


While trying to mount a floppy on a Solaris SunFire 280r, I get the following:

"mount: /dev/fd0 is not this fstype."

How do I format the floppy appropriately?

Also, will it in turn work with windows?

Please advise.
 
Old 04-08-2004, 10:41 AM   #2
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fdformat /dev/fd0h1440 && /sbin/mkfs.msdos /dev/fd0

something like that should do it
 
Old 04-08-2004, 03:06 PM   #3
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You could also use the "mtools" for DOS compatibility (e.g. mcopy, mformat, etc.) They're probably already installed.

man mtools
 
  


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