Croombe F. Pensom wrote: > After having used my Zip drive since FC4, I installed FC10. After > install, the system tells me that the Zip drive is there OK. I put in a > disk but the drive turns and the access light stays on but it won't > mount. After that, it won't unmount either and the only way to fix the > situation is power down and up again. The drive no longer appears when > the "Computer" ikon is opened : floppy, yes, other HDs, yes, Kingston U > stick, yes : but no Zip. > I tried creating a suitable directory and then mounting, but it comes > back and tells me that I must specify the file type. If I do that, it > still doesn't mount. > So, I went in as root, added a suitable line to fstab and fired up > again : the same thing : can't get Zip to mount. > This is frustrating as I regularly use these to store little bits of > useful data without wasting blank CDs and previous FCs operated the > drives OK. > Again, suggestions would be appreciated. > CroombeFP It would help to have some more information. What interface does the ZIP drive use? (SCSI, IDE, USB) What messages do you get in /var/log/messages when you put the disk in? Try removing your changes in /etc/fstab, and see if hte disk gets mounted in a directory off of /media when you insert the disk. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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