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Re: mounting floppy



On Fri, Jul 28, 2000 at 08:38:39PM -0700, Dale Morris wrote:
> Moritz Schulte [tux@gmx.li] wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 27, 2000 at 09:57:12PM -0700, Dale Morris wrote:
> > 
> > > I'm trying to mount a floppy that I made with Redhat 6.2 system. It
> > > mounted on a previous install of potato, but I reinstalled and now
> > > when I try to mount it I get the following error message: [I cannot
> > > determine the file type and none was specified]
> > 
> > which filesystem has this floppy? which filesystem does /dev/fd0 have
> > in /etc/fstab? can you mount the floppy with 'mount -t <fs> /dev/fd0
> > /floppy'?
> This floppy is formatted ext2 filesystem and when I try to mount it with the above command I receive the following message:
> 
> debian:/home/dlm# mount -t ext2 /dev/fd0/floppy
                                          ^^^^^^^

You need to leave a space between the device and the mount point:

   $ mount -t ext2 /dev/fd0    /floppy

...if that wasn't just a typo.


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