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Re: [SLE] zip 250 quandry
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 12 May 2004 22:32:24 -0700
  • Message-id: <1084333523.1956.40.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
i received that error after dropping my zip 100. If your drive took any
type of hit it may be toast. If its external try it on another box.
Test the connector with another device printer usb whatever you have.
More than two years and IOMEGA will politely tell you to pound sand.


On Thu, 2004-05-06 at 17:50, David Johanson wrote:
> Moved the mobo, drives, controller and video card , and everything else from one
> box to another. In other words, the ONLY thing I changed was the case and power
> supply. The zip 250 worked perfectly in the original box and was identified in
> fstab as:
> /dev/hdc4 /zip vfat noauto, user, exec 0 0 and a mount point of /zip.
> In this new box trying to mount it gives a "mount: /dev/hdc4 is not a valid
> block device. If I alter /etc/fstab to change the zip identifier to the more
> common hdd4, I get "mount: /dev/hdd4: can't read superblock"
> Can anyone give me some advice as to what's going on?
> dave
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