[Nelug] Problem mounting removable media in Redhat 7.1

lee quick lee.quick at ntlworld.com
Sun Nov 24 23:19:00 UTC 2002

Eddy Younger wrote:

>Gary J Park writes:
> > I'm having a problem with a computer with Redhat 7.1 installed upon it.
> > I needed to reinstall Redhat since there occurred an error with the
> > Linux partition (EXT2). Ever since it was reinstalled I haven't been
> > able to access CDs or floppy disks in their drives. When I try to mount
> > a floppy or CD (either in the CD-ROM or CD-RW) I get the following
> > error(s):
> > 
> > Could not mount device
> > The reported error was:
> > Mount: mount point /mnt/floppy (or CD or CD1)
> > Does not exist
> > 
> > Any suggestions to a solution would be greatly appreciated.
> > 
>mkdir /mnt/floppy
>mkdir /mnt/CD
>man mount
Hi alll

1) What does it say in your FStab file
2) are the correct filesystem modules inplace
3) have you got the right permissions set
4) does the  mnt/floppy directory exist?

PS ive been on the beer so excuse my ramblings :)



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