Re: [PARPORT] Trouble with Zip Plus Drive

LordTyran (
Fri, 8 Jan 1999 21:20:30 -0500 (EST)

On Fri, 8 Jan 1999, Xuan Mai wrote:

> imm: Version 0.18
> imm: Probing port 03bc
> imm: Probing port 0378
> imm: SPP port present
> imm: EPP 1.7
> imm: Probing port 0278
> scsi0 : Iomega ZIP Plus drive
> scsi : 1 host.
> I tried to mount the zip disk with:
> mount -t vfat /dev/sda4 /zip
> and get the message:
> mount: the kernel does not recognize /dev/sda4 as a block device
> (maybe `insmod driver'?)
Just to check the obvious, is there actually an sda4? do a 'fdisk
/dev/pda' and look for all the partitions. If you're just following the
directions right as they are, that's probably the problem- do mount -tvfat
/dev/sda1 /zip (also make sure that your kernel supports the vfat

Good luck,


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