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Re: argh! linux and floppies



Am 2006-10-28 17:47:55, schrieb Kent West:

> I have just 30 minutes ago tried to use three 3.5" floppies on two
> different machines, and can't get anywhere with them. I decided to put
> it on the back burner and read my email when I came across your post.
> 
> I've tried cfdisk and fdisk to look at the partition(s) (do these work
> on floppies?), and mformat, and mkfs.vfat, and fdformat, and all I ever
> get is something like "could not get geometry of device" or "Problem
> reading cylinder 0" or "Unable to read /dev/fd0", etc.

    modprobe floppy

Thanks, Greetings and nice Day
    Michelle Konzack
    Systemadministrator
    Tamay Dogan Network
    Debian GNU/Linux Consultant


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