Re: fd0 reading floppy msdos

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Mon Oct 07 2002 - 21:12:24 CEST

On Mon, Oct 07, 2002 at 08:54:12PM +0200, hazz wrote:
> Hi evryone iž've got this problem i'm not able to mount a dos floppy
> mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /a it saystime out called FAT bread failed
> mount :wrong fs,bad option,bad
> supeerblock or too many mounted fs,i've done mount -t umsdos /dev/fd0
> /a and msdos
> but nothing
> the floppy is not in a formatted win98 ,i mean when you can storage 2M
> but in the simple way 1.44
> the SO is winnt ,but i think it doesn't matter does it
> any help would be appriciated

Format is not the whole story. You must create a filesystem on it,
in order to mount it.

For example:
                # mkfs.ext2 /dev/fd0

will create an EXT2 filesystem.


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