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Bug 5534 - cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the floppy icon.
cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the floppy icon.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-10-04 19:01 EDT by Yil-Kyu Kang
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-18 10:25:45 EST
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Description Yil-Kyu Kang 1999-10-04 19:01:31 EDT
cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the "Floppy Icon".
Comment 1 Brian Ryner 1999-10-04 20:02:59 EDT
You can change that behavior by going to the floppy device properties
in linuxconf and changing the fs type it uses.  Could this be set to
Comment 2 Yil-Kyu Kang 1999-10-04 20:27:59 EDT
No, it cannot be set to autodetect by itself. Had to create and
/etc/filesystem with the following entries ext2, dos, msdos.
Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-15 17:21:59 EST
It's all yours, preston
Comment 4 Preston Brown 2000-02-16 10:37:59 EST
This will probably get fixed in 6.2 by changing the fstab defaults.
Comment 5 Preston Brown 2000-02-18 10:25:59 EST
has been fixed for 6.2.

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