[K12OSN] Floppy permission problem

Jonathan Carter jonathan at shuttleworthfoundation.org
Mon Oct 25 07:22:56 UTC 2004

Terrell Prudé, Jr. wrote:

> Jonathan Carter wrote:
>> Hi List
>> I have a school running K12LTSP 3.1.2 (Red Hat 9). When they want to 
>> access a floppy using MToolsFM, they get an error that permission is 
>> denied to /dev/fd0.
>> What is causes this, and how can I fix this.
>> thanks and regards
>> Jonathan
> Are they inadvertently trying to access the server's floppy drive?
> Another thing to check is if local floppy support is turned on in 
> lts.conf.
> --TP

Yes, it is activated in lts.conf, but it doesn't work :(

One weirdallity we did come by is, their home directories are under 
/home/teachers/usernames and /home/students/usernames, so we had to 
modify the push-icons-to-all-users script to make that work. Could there 
be a link between these problems?


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