floppy access problems are back..
gaf at blu.org
Sat Feb 26 23:10:22 EST 2000
This sets permissions as Derek mentioned.
chmod 666 /dev/fd0
I don't like setting ownership to nobody. Also, you should use the mtools
packages if you are going to be doing DOS type things:
mcopy xxx a:
This will copy the file xxx to /dev/fd0.
You can also do:tar cf /dev/fd0 <files to tar>
You can also create a Linux file system on a floppy.
One warning. If you mount the floppy:
mount /dev/fd0 /floppy
Don't forget to umount it before you remove it. You will lose data.
"Kevin M. Gleason" wrote:
> Can anyone tell me how to go from here?
> Do I switch the owner from root to Guest?
> Do I switch the ownership of fd0 to Guest?
> I need to do some work as a non-root user and I can't access floppy no
> matter what I do.
Jerry Feldman <gaf at blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix user group
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