On 04/07/13 17:49, Frank Cox wrote: > On Sun, 07 Apr 2013 17:29:14 -0400 > mark wrote: > >> At any rate, I just tried mformat a:, and it tells me that it can't open >> /dev/fd0: No such device or address. > > ls -l /dev/fd? > > What do you see? > lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 Apr 7 15:03 /dev/fd -> /proc/self/fd/ And, while we're at it, ll of /dev/floppy shows lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 3 Apr 7 15:03 /dev/floppy -> fd0 mark -- Fascism is an extreme right-wing ideology which embraces nationalism, xenophobia, militarism, and supremacist ideals. Though actually secular, it emphasizes mythic beliefs such as divine mandates; and concentrates power in the hands of an elite selected by, and often of, the wealthiest groups of society, from whom all authority flows to lesser elites, such as law enforcement, intellectuals, and the media.