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Re: Problem recognising floppy with debian

On Fri, 2002-04-05 at 15:47, shane wrote:
> G'day, 
> I have just installed Debian on an old IBM 486SL so that I can learn GNU/Linux for my university subject. 
> I have installed the OP successfully using just the A drive though now that I am up and running, I can't access the A drive. (my only source of communication with the outside world, on that computer...)
> I believe I need to "mount" the floppy.
> I have used -mount/floppy from the / dir also from /mnt
> I have also used a number of others though instead of me confusing myself I simply thought I would ask you, none have worked so far.
> I cant write to a floppy nor can I see files on it.

mkdir -p /mnt/floppy
mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
ls -alF /mnt/floppy


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