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how do i mount?

Posted on 2000-04-01
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ive got red hat 6 though for some reason i cant mount my floppy, cdrom, or my two fat16/32 drive. why?!
what is the complete command to mount each of these?
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laeuchli earned 50 total points
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first you have to have a directory to mount to. Lets just make a test directory.
mkdr testmount.
Then to mount the floppy.
mount /dev/fd0 /testmount (did you put the floppy in the drive :D?)
then to unmount it, type unmount /dev/fd0
to mount a hard disk, say drive C in windows, mount /dev/hda1 /testmount
where one is the number of the partions.
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by:DVB
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Of course, look up man mount for the details :).
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by:laeuchli
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of course :-)
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by:ahchong
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why not mount /mnt/cdrom/ or mount /mnt/floppy/ ?
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by:DVB
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Tomers  was asking for the complete syntax, and he seems to be having some problems with the solution you proposed. Make a general solution, since /mnt/* are merely mount points, nothing special about them.
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