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1. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Regarding floppy drive ..
I need a command or a method by which i can detect a floppy drive is present or not ?
Priya. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: priyam
Has anyboby ever come across the problem when fd refuses to get initialised. I try to use mediainit command, the fd is being accessed (the fd's LIT is green for some secs) but then I get the message - "Initialize media command failed - permission denied" I checked the diskette,... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Andrey Malishev
I never touch a AIX because i'm used to work on FreeBSD.
I'll have to copy some file from a floppy to an AIX.
Just to be sure is the mount command the same ?
I mean a simple
mount /dev/fd0 /floppy should work ?
Thanks :) (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Yogz
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I swapped a floppy drive out of a Blade 150 into a Blade 1000, but when I run a 'test floppy' from the OK prompt, I receive:
ERROR: Recalibrate failed, floppy imporperly connected or defective.
floppy selftest failed, return code = 1
The floppy appears to be connected correctly. Does... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: here2learn
5. UNIX Desktop Questions & Answers
I have two Digital boxs... vintage mid90's
OS DEC Unix...
I need to write an ASCII file to the floppy drive for transfer to a Windows box. The boxes are isolated. No email, no internet, no network... except between each other. A primary and a backup.
I examined /dev and found two... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ChrisCram
6. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
i am trying to reformat a floppy i am using solaris 9 when i run this:
rmformat -F quick /vol/dev/aliases/floppy0
it tells me that it cannot perform the operation on a mounted device.
how do i unmount the device and format the floppy? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: rmuhammad
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i manage to screw up alittle
i entered in /etc/fstab
mount /dev/fd0 msdos /mnt/floppy 2 2 or something
and now when i boot i get an error like this
The following file systems had an unexpected inconsistency:
msdos: /dev/fd0 (/mnt/floppy)
Unknown error; Help!
init: /bin/sh on /etc/rc... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: ekizz
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
to eject the cdrom . Is there a way to "close" it after using that command ?
is there a command to eject floppy ?
Thanks (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: hitlermom
9. Filesystems, Disks and Memory
For some reason I cannot get my UNIX box on my network so I have no way of tranferring files from it or to it. Does anyone.....anyone know how I redirect my output or write to the floppy? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jlrusso
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
HI, I installed Suse 8.1 on an Emachine with a Cyrix processor equivelent to Pentium II. The dmesg reveals that the floppy was recognised, and there is an icon on the desktop for it, but when I trey to access it, it is not available.
If I access it from a terminal window, the error I get... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sonshyne5