can't open floppy disc

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Wed Aug 11 02:51:39 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 21:48 -0400, Douglas Pollard wrote:
> On 08/10/2010 05:05 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-08-10 at 16:57 -0400, BC Planner wrote:
> >    
> >> If XP and Ubu are on the same machine why not import the files into the XP
> >> side and move them to Ubu from there.
> >> Alternatively, copy the files to CD via XP and write to Ubu/OpenOffice via
> >> the CD.
> >> Just a thought; I used to do the move from Vista to Ubu.
> >>      
> > Isn't support for USB floppy a bios option? :) Ric
> >
> >
> >    
> YEs I think it is in the bios for to start the computer from a floppy.  
> . It used to be that  floppy support was in Ubuntu 9.8 and earlier but 
> is not in 10.04 so I need to find a tutorial on how to install support.

You might want to enable that in your bios for it to be found. It's just
another storage device, I would think it could be enabled and mounted.
Just a thought, Ric

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