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Re: [K12OSN] floppy access from workstations



On Mon, 3 Jun 2002 trelf13 yahoo com wrote:

>I was trying to get access to a floppy from a workstation,
>so after finding a post about floppy support, I installed
>mtools to use with the already installed ltsp_floppyd.  I
>found I was able to read from a floppy, but if I tried to
>copy a file from it, I got an error and couldn't use the
>floppy any more.
>
>Here's what happened:
>[root LTSPserver root]# mdir x:
                         ^^^^^^^

try "mdir a:"

-Eric

> Volume in drive X has no label
>Directory for X:/
>
>PER_~1   PPT    747008 05-28-2002   1:25  PERÚ.ppt
>        1 file              747 008 bytes
>                            710 656 bytes free
>
>[root LTSPserver root]# mcopy x:* .
>floppyd_io: Input/output error
>file read: Illegal seek
>Broken pipe
>[root LTSPserver root]# mdir x:
>Permission denied, authentication failed!
>Auth failed: Device locked!
>Drive 'X:' not supported
>Cannot initialize 'X:'
>[root LTSPserver root]#
>
>So if anyone knows what's wrong and/or how to fix it, I
>would appreciate the help.
>
>Thanks
>Donald
>





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