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Old 02-23-2010, 04:09 PM
Bruno Wolff III
Default Floppy problem temporarelly solved

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 06:29:53 -0500,
vinny <vonelli@optonline.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I for while trying to get the floppy drive to work, then today I found a
> suggestion in one of bugzilla to use the "modprobe floppy" command to
> get the floppy to appear in the computer, that worked, but still could
> not access the floppy but now aloud me to mount floppy by entering the
> fallowing commands:
> #mkdir /media/floppy
> #mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /media/floppy

The above is being tracked in bugs:

> Now the floppy Icon appeared in the desktop, it works fine, the floppy
> Icon under the computer, however, still does not work.
> I hop that some expert will understand better what is going on and be
> able to fix. This work around is only temporary it appear that must be
> repeated on every reboot.

This seems closer to the following bug:
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