Write to floppy?

cj debiani386 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 19:03:58 UTC 2007

norman wrote:
> :
>> When I put a floppy in it opens as read only. I've tried accessing as 
>> root and trying to mount it with -w as root. It just won't let me. 
>> Anyone know why?
> Are you sure that the little tab on the floppy has not been set to read
> only? If it has, slide it up or down which ever the case may be.
> Norman
norman, if he has the tab set to allow reading and writing, you still 
have ubuntu to deal with as it, for some reason, allows only the root 
user to write to teh floppy

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