+++ Stephen Liu [freebsd] [17-03-04 10:22 +0800]:
| On Wednesday 17 March 2004 00:40, Terry L. Tyson Jr. wrote:
| > On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 09:21:34AM +0800, Stephen Liu wrote:
| > >
| > > FreeBSD 5.2
| > > ==========
| > >
| > > Floppies formatted on M$Win can be mounted, copied files to and read,
| > > etc.
| > >
| > > But floppies formatted on FreeBSD with
| > >
| > > $ fdformat /dev/fd0
| > > Format 1440K floppy `/dev/fd0'? (y/n): y
| > > Processing VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVV done.
| > >
| > > they could not be mounted
| > >
| > > $ mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /usr/home/user/floppy
| > > msdosfs: /dev/fd0: Invalid argument
| > >
| > > I tested 3 floppies with the same result.  Kindly advise how to fix this
| > > problem.  Is there a special format floppy command for FreeBSD.
| > >
| >
| > Try your mount command again without the "-t msdos" since it isn't a
| > dos formatted disk.
| 
| Hi Terry,
| 
| $ mount /dev/fd0 /usr/home/user/floppy
| mount: /dev/fd0 on /usr/home/user/floppy: incorrect super block
| $ mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /usr/home/user/floppy
| mount: exec mount_vfat not found in /sbin:/usr/sbin: No such file or directory
| $ mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /usr/home/user/floppy
| msdosfs: /dev/fd0: Invalid argument
| 
| Stephen
| 

man fdformat
man newfs_msdos
man mount_msdos

Shantanoo
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