mount a msdos formated floppy disk

mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
-t option tells the system to look for a msdos filesystem The /dev/fd0 is your floppy drive ( This may be different for you check /dev folder to confirm) /mnt/floppy is the point where you want to mount the device to

By: eastwind
2009-12-10 06:46:53

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Who is the current president? It's nearly 2010 buddy
nottings · 655 weeks ago
what s the point ? Does it work ? if yes then what s problem ? exemple what about old pc
eastwind · 655 weeks ago
I need to first get your point then I can respond to your well on this. For now, I have to complete my paperwork before my team lead gives me the punishment for the delay.
GregoryWyatt · 101 weeks and 4 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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