mounting a floppy

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Fri Feb 20 08:00:29 PST 2004

On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, Barry Sharpe wrote:

> Hi all

> updated my fstab file to contain the following line
> /dev/fd0         /mnt/floppy     ext2    defaults      1      1
> i then rebooted the machine with the shutdown -r now command
> now i get a kernel panick
> fsck.ext2: No such device or address while trying to open /dev/fd0 possibly non-existent or swap device

Get rid of the two "1" at the end of the line and add ,noauto after

Also, use the 'man fstab' to learn more details.


> Barry

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Bill Maltby
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