Questions tagged as ['floppy']

Questions relating to floppy disk drives and use of floppy disks
Score: 0
qemu adding a non bootable floppy raw format image into an existing virtual machine
es flag

This is the issue: I created a floppy image which I want to add to an existing virtual machine. I added the disk from the virtual machine manager but when I boot the vm I get this error:

Automatically detecting the format is dangerous for raw images, write operations on block 0 will be restricted. Specify the 'raw' format explicitly to remove the restrictions.

I found many threads about how to remov ...

Score: 0
tecate avatar
Mount USB floppy drive always at same mount point
us flag

I'd like to mount my USB floppy at the same mount point regardless of the disk.

The problem is that adding a line to /etc/fstab with the UUID doesn't work. I thought the UUID belonged to the USB floppy drive, but, apparently, it changes with each floppy disk.

Every time I put a floppy in, it mounts it at /media/whatever-UIID, but I want it to always mount at /media/floppy, regardless of the disk.

 ...