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Re: [SLE] zip 250 quandry - Solved (with help)
  • From: David Johanson <dcjohan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 May 2004 17:05:11 -0400
  • Message-id: <40A53487.60805@xxxxxxxxxxx>


Felix Miata wrote:
Fri, 07 Jan 2000 03:38:19 -0500 David Johanson wrote:


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/etc/fstab has to match the actual device position on the secondary
controller. If the drive is in fact jumpered as a slave and has a master
on the cable, then the zip must be /dev/hdd. It would include /dev/hdd4
only if the disk inserted was partitioned, as opposed to being formatted
as a large floppy, which is the more usual case with zip disks. If the
zip drive is the only device on the cable, then it must be jumpered as a
master, and it would then be /dev/hdc.

Oh how pain meds can clog the brain. Forgot that the drive wasn't jumpered at all. Jumpering it to master and changing the dev identifier to hdc did the trick.

Thanks!

dave
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