For the floppy you'll need to add
to the end if it's a dos / Win floppy. So:
# mount /dev/fd0 /floppy -t vfat
(not forgetting to umount it *before* you take it out !!!)
Again for the cd, try -t iso9660
Also: check out the Beginners Guide to Linux, links from http://www.linux.ie
> -----Original Message-----
>> Hello all,
> I'm a new user who's been through the installation etc
> successfully but am finding it impossible to mount any
>> Command [as root] "mount /dev/fd0 /floppy" gets
> response "mount: /dev/fd0 is not a valid block
> And the command "mount /dev/cdrom /cdrom" gets
> response "/dev/cdrom: Input/output error
> mount: block device /dev/cdrom is write-protected,
> mounting read-only /dev/cdrom: Input/output error
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type".
>> All of this is above my head at the moment. Any
> suggestions would be welcome.
> Cheers Pad.
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