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Re: LS-120 newbie question (solved)



RicK:
I finally was able to read my 1.44Mb floppies.
Thank you very much.
Eduardo 


On 14 Dec 2000, at 12:04, Rick Forrister wrote:

> 
> Eduardo, I should have also mentioned that mounting the ls120 drive
> with a standard 1.44Mb floppy instead of a 120Mb ls120 disk means
> you must do the mount on the entire disk; ie.: your mount line
> would be:
> 
> /dev/hdd	/mnt/floppy	auto	noauto,owner	0 0
> 
> best
>     rickf
> 
> Rick Forrister                 <rickf crow jpl nasa gov>
> 
> Definition:  Honest Politician:  Once bought, stays bought."
> 				--Robert Heinlein
> 
> On Wed, 14 Dec 1988, Eduardo Arista wrote:
> 
> > Rick:
> > I thank you very much for your input.
> > I will try to mount a ext2 formatted floppy, exactly as you do.
> > Can you check is your LS 120 of the same version?. I mean 
> > an ATAPI device or an ide-floppy are these different things?
> > Eduardo
> > 
> > On 14 Dec 2000, at 11:11, Rick Forrister wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > Eduardo, just reinserted my ls120 to my laptop, checked &
> > > tested.  Assuming that you have a mount point "/mnt/ls120"
> > > the line:
> > > 
> > > /dev/hdd1	/mnt/ls120	auto	noauto,owner	0 0
> > > 
> > > does work for me.  Note that I also checked to ensure that I had
> > > a valid hdd1 partition & that it had been formatted with mke2fs.
> > > 
> > > best
> > >     rickf
> > > 
> > > Rick Forrister                 <rickf crow jpl nasa gov>
> > > 
> > > Definition:  Honest Politician:  Once bought, stays bought."
> > > 				--Robert Heinlein
> > > 
> > > On Wed, 14 Dec 1988, Eduardo Arista wrote:
> > > 
> > > > Rick:
> > > > Thanks for your advice.
> > > > I tried it but it did not work.
> > > > At boot time the bios recognize the drive as:
> > > > ATAPI  Device LS-120 ver 5 00 UHD Floppy
> > > > Any other ideas?.
> > > > Eduardo
> > > > 
> > > > On 14 Dec 2000, at 8:31, Rick Forrister wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > > On Wed, 14 Dec 1988, Eduardo Arista wrote:
> > > > > 
> > > > > > Hello!
> > > > > > I am installing RedHat 6.2 in a machine with a LS-120 UHD instead 
> > > > > > of the common floppy. Can someone help me with the fstab file?. 
> > > > > > Also does the kernel support this device or do I need some 
> > > > > > particular module which one and where can it be find?
> > > > > > In the machine there is also a Yamaha DS-XG multimedia card that 
> > > > > > is unsupported under 6.2. Can someone help me with that one.
> > > > > > Everything works flawlessly under m$windows.
> > > > > > Please reply not only to the list but to my particular e-mail, as I 
> > > > > > usually do not receive all them.
> > > > > > Thanks in advance.
> > > > > > Eduardo
> > > > > 
> > > > > Eduardo, I've got LS120 drives on most of my systems, so have dealt
> > > > > with most of the problems.  Mounting the drives for use is not a problem
> > > > > at all.  Just add a line similar to the following:
> > > > > 
> > > > > /dev/hdd1	/mnt/floppy	auto	user,noauto	0 0
> > > > > 
> > > > > where you replace hdd1 with the apprpriate drive designation and
> > > > > partition number.  Commonly, like zip disks, they seem to come with
> > > > > partition 4 under MS Windows/whatever; I normally use fdisk to 
> > > > > create partition 1, type 83 (Linux native), and then run mke2fs to
> > > > > format the partition.
> > > > > 
> > > > > I've had no success as yet using the LS120 drives as a boot device.
> > > > > 
> > > > > best
> > > > >      rickf
> > > > > 
> > > > > Rick Forrister                 <rickf crow jpl nasa gov>
> > > > > 
> > > > > Definition:  Honest Politician:  Once bought, stays bought."
> > > > > 				--Robert Heinlein
> > > > > 
> > > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > 
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> > ==============================================================
> >                    Eduardo J. Arista Romeu
> >                     Desarrollo Electronico    
> >                           CEADEN          
> >           Calle 30 # 502, Playa, Ciudad Habana, Cuba    
> >             Tel: 221422/225711/222561-62/222566-69
> >                        Fax: (+537) 22-1518
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                   Eduardo J. Arista Romeu
                    Desarrollo Electronico    
                          CEADEN          
          Calle 30 # 502, Playa, Ciudad Habana, Cuba    
            Tel: 221422/225711/222561-62/222566-69
                       Fax: (+537) 22-1518
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