Re: iomega zip under debian 3.0r1
On Wednesday 16 April 2003 12:36 am, Jerry wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 12:35:51AM +0100, Ricardo wrote:
> > Hi. My name is Ricardo and i've installed an ide Iomega zip100
> > on my machine but i haven't been able to use it under Debian
> > GNU/Linux 3.0r1. Can someone help me with this problem?
> > Thanks!!
> Well, I'm no expert, see my sig, but I'll take a stab at this.
> Someone will surely correct my errors.
> 1. Create a mount point for your Zip drive, eg: /mnt/zip or /zip
> eg: as root type: mkdir /mnt/zip or mkdir /zip
> 2. Edit your /etc/fstab file, put this line in it:
> /dev/hdd /mnt/zip vfat user,noauto 0 0
> ^^^ ^^^^^^^
> ^change these^ to match your setup
> 3. Now you should be able to mount your drive. Insert a disk into
> the drive and type as root: "mount -t vfat /dev/hdd /mnt/zip"
> (without the quotes).
> 4. Now you should be able to browse your disk in Konqueror, or any
> other file manager.
> 5. You can also create an icon on your desktop. As normal user, if
> you're using KDE, right click on the desktop, point to Create New,
> select Hard Disc. Enter a name for your drive, eg: Zip Drive, click
> on Device, in the drop down menu select your zip drive, eg:
> /dev/hdd, click OK. Your Zip drive should now be accessable from
> your new icon.
> I hope this helps. Someone, please correct any errors.
> Thanks [;-)
in the past, i've used jazip for this purpose. it has worked quite
well for me and is part of woody.
apt-get install jazip