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Re: no floppy controller found

Thank you, Mr. Toresson!  This little point about the usb drive was
the little hint I needed to get me doing more appropriate google
searches. I then changed the floppy line in /etc/fstab to the
following, which did the trick (I naively had /dev/fd0 before):

/dev/sda	/floppy		auto	user,noauto	0	0


Alexander Toresson <alexander.toresson@gmail.com> writes:

> Cyprian Laskowski <swagbelly@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I have a Dell Inspiron 1150, with one of these external floppy drives.
>> The floppy drive works fine under windows xp, and I also used it
>> without problems when installing debian the first time.  However,
>> debian linux is not recognizing it.
> I think we'd need more info to help you. Is it an usb drive? If so, you need
> the appropriate usb driver. Is it running as a native floppy? Then there's
> a real problem
> Regards, Alexander Toresson

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