Floppy drive not responding.
hermanaa at gmail.com
Fri Jun 26 23:21:06 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-06-26 at 13:07 +0000, Bill Marcum wrote:
> On 2009-06-26, Carl Friis-Hansen <ubuntuuser at carl-fh.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, June 26, 2009 11:42, HermanAA wrote:
> >> my (newly added) floppy does not show up.
> >> Cannot mount drive ... seems to be the problem.
> >> The floppy drive is working under WINdows.
> >> I must be doing something wrong in the setup.
> >> 0
> >> /dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto 0 0
> > It seams to be set to automount, thus as soon as you insert a working
> > floppy in the drive, you should have /media/floppy0 available.
> The "auto" there means that the kernel automatically detects the type
> of file system when you mount a floppy.
> A couple of important questions:
> 1. Is it a USB or a traditional internal floppy drive with a ribbon cable?
> 2. If it's an old style floppy drive, is it enabled in the BIOS?
Thanks for helping ....
It is an old-style floppy. It is enabled in the BIOS.
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