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Re: Monitoring program



That only works on normal floppies.  If I have a boot floppy in there that
was created a special way most systems will not mount them directly.  But
they will still boot from them.  


Brian Schramm
brian@schramms.yi.org
www.linuxexpert.org

               
On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Ron Rademaker wrote:

> Why don't you try to mount the floppy or the cd, if it succeeds, there's a
> disk / cdrom, if it fails, there not...
> 
> Ron Rademaker
> 
> On Mon, 17 Jul 2000, Brian Schramm wrote:
> 
> > Is there a program that I can run in Linux that will tell me if there is a
> > disk in a floppy or a cd in a cdrom drive on a machine?  I control
> > machines remotly and it would be nice to know if someone stuck a disk in a
> > drive that has the potencial of booting off it so I know if a reboot will
> > do what I want.
> > 
> > Brian
> > 
> > Brian Schramm
> > brian@schramms.yi.org
> > www.linuxexpert.org
> > 
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