Re: [PARPORT] Iomega and Printer


Praveen Srinivasan (psrin0@pop.uky.edu)
Tue, 18 Jan 2000 21:29:05 -0500


Try "mount -t vfat /dev/sda4 /zip" (assuming this is a DOS/WIN formatted zip
disk). Make sure you have a /zip directory first too. To make it so that all
you have to type is "mount /zip", startup linuxconf and look for the option
about local drives, and enter the proper info there.

Juan Manuel Truffa wrote:

> I've just tryied what you told me, and unfortunately...no luck. Consider
> that 'm a stupid with this.
>
> 1) I made the changes in the /etc/conf.modules file
> 2) Reboot the system
> 3) Tried to mount it with: mount /dev/sda4 /zip
> Nothing. Then tried: mount /dev/sda4 /zip
>
> Same thing happen with the cdrom. When I tried to mount it it says: wrong
> medium type.
>
> I previously had the slackware version with a previous kernel and had no
> problem with the zip nor with the cdrom. Is there something new and too
> sophisticated in the red hat that I'm not aware of??
>
> thanx
>
> Juan.
>
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: Tim Waugh <tim@cyberelk.demon.co.uk>
> Para: Juan Manuel Truffa <jmtruffa@iname.com>
> CC: linux-parport@torque.net <linux-parport@torque.net>
> Fecha: Lunes 17 de Enero de 2000 19:13 PM
> Asunto: Re: [PARPORT] Iomega and Printer
>
> >On Sun, 16 Jan 2000, Juan Manuel Truffa wrote:
> >
> >> I've just installed RedHat 6.1. I'm trying to figure out how to make
> >> the zip (zip100, parallel port) drive work correctly. Besides, from
> >> the gnome windowmanager, I could not make the printer work. Please, if
> >> anyone has any idea on how to make these two things work, please give
> >> a hand.
> >
> >(For the printer thing, take a look at the 'gotcha!'s list at
> >www.redhat.com.)
> >
> >The Zip drive driver is either ppa or imm, depending on how old your Zip
> >drive is (imm for newer drives). If you have a SCSI-less system, you
> >could put something like 'alias scsi_hostadapter ppa' in your
> >/etc/conf.modules and see if you can mount the device then.
> >
> >The Zip drive will likely be /dev/sda4 -- they are often partitioned that
> >way.
> >
> >Tim.
> >*/
> >
> >
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