Write to floppy?
matt at faceparty.net
Wed Aug 8 19:10:33 UTC 2007
> Stanczak Group 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?
> its because of root permissions (i tried changing them, but even in
> root, it wouldnt let me).
> so i created a shortcut which would mount it as root and open konqueror
> and view it as root so i could read/write to the floppy.
you could always mount it with ....
mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy -o umask=0000
this should se the permissions to allow everybody to read/write,
when mounting vfat filesystems the permissiosns are normally taken from
the directory of the mount point as fat filesystems dont support
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