[svlug] confusing 'mount' error

Breen Mullins bpm at idiom.com
Mon Jan 13 10:02:36 PST 2003

On Mon, 2003-01-13 at 09:11, Driver, Diron wrote:
> Hey all,
> I’m new to this group, but I really need some help with a confusing
> mount error.  I’m trying to mount the floppy device ‘/dev/fd0’ and
> mount keeps telling me that ‘/dev/fd0’ has wrong major or minor
> number. .. .   what the heck does this mean??  I don’t know how I
> screwed up the mount or device, but it looks ok in /dev.  All the
> access permissions look ok, how do I fix this???  Any help is greatly
> appreciated.

We'll probably find it easier to help if you send us

The mount command you used and the output
The output of 'ls -l /dev/fd*'

Cheers --

Breen Mullins
San Mateo, California

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