New Linux Issue

By Jtevans
Aug 8, 2007
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  1. Ok,well i finally got DSL (Damn Small Linux)to install (stupid me was trying to tell it to install to the wrong drive),now How the heck do you access files on a CD or Floppy while running it???only thing i can access is the music cd's.i can tell it's gonna take me awhile to learn this one :haha:
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,287   +281

    removable devices are controlled via MOUNT and UMOUNT (see man mount)

    the file /etc/fstab is where you save the parms for each physical device
    (eg /dev/floppy, /dev/cdrom) you wish to control

    you need to be ROOT to issue mount/umount
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