I Can't See floppy Drive at all !!!

Bug #296157 reported by MarcLecour on 2008-11-10
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Hi i dont know if someone can help me but i will a happy men if someone can :)

I have a uptodate ubuntu 8.10 !!!
The problem is : I cant see my floppy drive (3.5HD) at ALL ( and i know the hardware work perfectely i boot from it today !)
When i try to mount it :sudo mount /dev/fd0 it give me that error message :mount: can't find /dev/fd0 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab
i tri to use MAKEDEV too create a dev for my floppy disk and :
root@ADD-desktop:/dev# MAKEDEV fd0H1440
udev active, devices will be created in /dev/.static/dev/
/sbin/MAKEDEV: don't know how to make device "fd0H1440"

Can someone help me please :)

Damiano Dallatana (damidalla) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 255651, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug.
Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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