Using a floppy

Neil Winchurst neil at
Tue Nov 21 15:10:42 UTC 2006

Kaj Haulrich wrote:
> Two guesses :
> The permissions should include the executable bit (x), otherwise you 
> cant change directories.  Try 'chmod 777'.
> Your fstab should include 'umask=0'. for example :
> /dev/ fd0    /media/floppy0  auto   umask=0, rw,user,noauto  0  0
> Kaj Haulrich. 
As a follow up to my recent reply, I had a message that line 10 in 
/etc/fstab was bad. This happened when I tried to umount it. This is the 
floppy line. I removed the umask=0 bit and it was happy again.

Neil Winchurst

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