Re: [PARPORT] Castlewood 2.2G Orb drive
Sat, 18 Sep 1999 09:10:24 -0400 (EDT)

> Thanks for your help. I now see hopes. :)
> I executed the following commands:
> #insmod parport
> #insmod paride
> #insmod on26
> #insmod pd
> Castlewood drive was actually recognized as I can see in
> printout from dmesg. I then ran the script "mkd" from copied
> from

Presumably, you see something like:

pda: pda1

in the kernel messages. This tells you the partition structure of the

> However, I can't mount the drive by "mount -t vfat /dev/pda
> /mnt/orb". It reported "mount:wrong fs type, bad option, bad

As it would. You are mounting the wrong device. /dev/pda is the
whole disk, you want to mount /dev/pda1 - or whatever partition(s)
you have on your disk.

Grant R. Guenther

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