Re: [PARPORT] under ftape, ftmt accesses floppy instead of parallel port, huh ?.....

From: Stephen Mollett (
Date: Sun Feb 09 2003 - 14:34:32 EST

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    On Sunday 09 Feb 2003 15:33, Courtney Thomas wrote:
    > ftmt -f /dev/nqft0 status
    > ...
    > ... after loading ftape, zftape, parport, and bpck modules

    Have you tried using pg instead of ftape/zftape and 'mt -f /dev/pg0 status'
    instead of the ftmt command? ftape and associated commands are for "floppy
    tape" drives, ie. ones that connect to the floppy disk controller. (Hence
    your floppy drive light coming on.)


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