Floppy drive confusion
peter at servplex.com
Thu Aug 14 06:10:19 PDT 2003
Is there a formatted floppy in the drive?
At 08:37 PM 8/13/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>OK, my fist trime trying to mount a floppy under FreebSD (4.8) isn't going so
>I've looked over the net and I think I have a problem.
>I tried the command:
>mount_msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt
>and variants with the slices added. In all cases tried so far I get the
>mount_msdos: /dev/fd0: Device not configured
>Here's where I think the problem lies: (from my dmesg.boot)
>fdc0: <NEC 72065B or clone> at port 0x3f0-0x3f5,0x3f7 irq 6 drq 2 on isa0
>fdc0: FIFO enabled, 8 bytes threshold
>The significant thing here is, there's no fd0 device after the controller is
>detected. I assume this must be why I can't mount my floppy. Any idea how I
>can get fd0 to show up?
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