Re: Drive mounting
mkdir /dos should work.
You only get one chance at life, but if you do it right, you only need one.
On Sat, 18 Jul 1998, Cristov Russell wrote:
> Hello all. I'm very green at Linux and unfortunately no one that I
> know is currently using it.
> I'm having a little trouble understanding how to mount a drive. I
> have to physical hard drives and a parallel zip drive and I am dual
> booting with Win95. The primary HD has a single FAT16 partition and
> second HD has an extended partition with two logical drives also
> FAT16. Linux is also on the second HD (I'm still booting from a
> floppy BTW) and I'm using System commander as my loader.
> I've tried using the following command immediately after logging in as
> mkdir dos
> mount -t msdos /dev/hdb3 /dos
> I get an error that says the mount point doesn't exist. Also, i'm
> attempting to access the second logical drive (E in DOS). Is the
> syntax correct? What do I use to access the zip drive?
> The reason I want to mount the drive is to install the packages I
> downloaded. How do I run dselect again after going through the setup.
> One more. I have a Linksys EtherPCI II Lan card in my system. They
> say that I should choose the NE2000 driver. When I choose the driver
> and try to install it, setup says that the I/O address must be
> specified. I know what IRQ (9) the card is using and I can look in
> Windows for the I/O settings it's using (6400 starting) but I still
> can't install the driver. Any suggestions?
> Cristov Russell
> BTW - If anyone could suggest a really good book I'd appreciate it. I
> have a copy of Linux In A Nutshell and it covers mostly command
> syntax. I'd like something along the line of a users guide.
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