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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
> 'root':
> 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
> wolfsong333@yahoo.com
> 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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