[CentOS] floppy drives

Mon Apr 8 16:00:05 UTC 2013
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Mon, Apr 8, 2013 at 10:19 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
>>>> If "ls -l /dev/fd0*" does not show a series of device nodes try:
>> It does - /dev/fd0, along with all 14 sizes of floppies, of a patter
>> /dev/fd0u<disk capacity>
>> <snip>
> I saw in an earlier part of the thread, you were trying to do things to
> A: ... A: is a windows device, not a Linux device
> Make sure you are trying to do things to /dev/fd0 and not A:

That was in the context of the 'mtools' programs - which do map the
devices to dos-like letters but failed in the same way with a problem
with the underlying device.  But as someone else mentioned, if 2
drives are plugged in, it may be trying the wrong device.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com