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Re: [SLE] submountd continuously accessing usb floppy -- or how do floppies work???
  • From: Marshall Heartley <marshall.heartley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 16:51:19 -0400
  • Message-id: <200405231651.19982.marshall.heartley@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Well I have two floppies -- USB and good old fashioned kind. I get
> the same error trying to mount either:
> mount /media/floppy
> mount: only root can mount /dev/fd0 on /media/floppy
> mount /media/floppy1
> mount: only root can mount /dev/sdb on /media/floppy1

If you are using submount, it should mount automatically.


> That doesn't happen for me. If I try to access /media/floppy
> (or /media/floppy1) nothing happens. I just see an empty directory.
> Same thing if I open "My Computer" and click on floppy or floppy1.

Could you post the /etc/fstab please?

> Perhaps if I get a few more clues it will come together!

Well hang in there. I will help the best that I can. I am sure that
others may help us out too.


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