Write to floppy?

Stanczak Group justin at stanczakgroup.com
Wed Aug 8 23:26:52 UTC 2007


I couldn't even get root user to write. I've tried the tab both ways 
just for fun.

cj wrote:
> 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
> --cj
>
>   

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