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Bug 5534 - cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the floppy icon.
Summary: cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the floppy icon.
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core
Version: 6.1
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Preston Brown
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-10-04 23:01 UTC by Yil-Kyu Kang
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2000-02-18 15:25:45 UTC

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Description Yil-Kyu Kang 1999-10-04 23:01:31 UTC
cannot mount DOS disks when clicking on the "Floppy Icon".

Comment 1 Brian Ryner 1999-10-05 00:02:59 UTC
You can change that behavior by going to the floppy device properties
in linuxconf and changing the fs type it uses.  Could this be set to

Comment 2 Yil-Kyu Kang 1999-10-05 00:27:59 UTC
No, it cannot be set to autodetect by itself. Had to create and
/etc/filesystem with the following entries ext2, dos, msdos.

Comment 3 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-15 22:21:59 UTC
It's all yours, preston

Comment 4 Preston Brown 2000-02-16 15:37:59 UTC
This will probably get fixed in 6.2 by changing the fstab defaults.

Comment 5 Preston Brown 2000-02-18 15:25:59 UTC
has been fixed for 6.2.

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