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Date:      Mon, 18 Jul 2011 12:13:23 -0700
From:      James Colannino <james@colannino.org>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FBSD 8.2 and USB Floppies
Message-ID:  <4E2485D3.5050102@colannino.org>
In-Reply-To: <201107181957.03085.ken@mthelicon.com>
References:  <4E247F47.10609@colannino.org> <201107181957.03085.ken@mthelicon.com>

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On 07/18/11 11:57, Pegasus Mc Cleaft wrote:
> On Monday 18 July 2011 19:45:27 James Colannino wrote:
>> newfs /dev/da0
>>
>> It was successful.  I then tried to mount the new filesystem (mount
>> /dev/da0 /mnt), and got the same error: invalid argument.  Does FBSD
>> have a problem mounting USB floppy disks?  It's not a big deal, as my
>> other USB storage devices seem to work, and as I have an ordinary floppy
>> drive I can try, but that curious part of me wants to know why this
>> isn't working.
>>
>   Have you tried:
>
> 	mount_msdosfs /dev/da0 /mnt

Not sure if this would work with a UFS filesystem :)  I did try this 
when the disk was formatted with a DOS filesystem, however, and I still 
got the same error.

James



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