[PC-BSD Testing] floppy tester needed

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Sun Jan 10 07:03:53 PST 2010


Don't have floppies here, so I can't directly test. However it may be some devfs permissions issue or something similar. Check etc/devfs.conf and maybe duplicate any permissions for cd* to fd*

Also, see if you can mount as user via cli. Mount -t msdosfs /dev/fd0 /mnt or somewhere :)

Dru Lavigne <drulavigne at sympatico.ca> wrote:

>
>
>> >Can someone with a system running beta and containing a floppy drive 
>> >please confirm that the following text is correct:
>> >
>> >To access the data on a floppy, simply insert a floppy containing 
>> >data. It will automatically appear in Dolphin. Don't forget to 
>> >right-click the floppy icon to Eject the floppy device before 
>> >physically removing the floppy from the floppy drive.
>> >
>> >Alternatively, you can access the floppy drive in Konqueror by 
>> >typing floppy:/ into the location bar.
>> >
>> >Thanks!
>> >
>> >Dru
>> 
>> Dru,
>> 
>> No dice. Got the following error: An error occurred while accessing 
>> '1440-KB 3.5" drive', the system responded: 
>> org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.UnknownFailure: mount: /dev/fd0: 
>> operation not support by device
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>
>Kris, does that error message mean anything to you?
>
>Cheers,
>
>Dru
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