So did you put a write-protected floppy in, and try and mount it
read/write?

That's not going to work....

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Lahaye" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: mount & umount read-only floppy: unmount failed: Input/output
error ??


>
>
> Hi,
>
> I created the installation floppy from "kern.flp". Removed it from the
> drive, to make it read-only.
> I then put it back into the drive and do, as root:
>
> # mount -t ufs /dev/fd0 /mnt
> # umount /dev/fd0
> umount: unmount of /mnt failed: Input/output error
> #
>
> It's still mounted! I have to take the floppy out of the drive, make
> it read/write, put it back in the drive and do the umount. Then it's
OK.
>
> The following is also fine:
>
> # mount -t ufs -o rdonly /dev/fd0 /mnt
> # umount /dev/fd0
>
>
> Is this normal, or what?
> Thanks,
> Rob.
>
>
>
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