Error reported = Error mounting system managed device /dev/fd0. Command line ... /media/flopp0 exited with non-zero . /dev/fd0 is not a valid block device.

I've got a physical floppy drive, working (well it stops boot ups if a floppy is inserted) and occasionally I need to use it, so how do I rectify the error?

Reading elsewhere on the web, it appears to be a module as the exact message is:- ''Error mounting system-managed device /dev/fd0: Command-line `mount "/media/floppy0"' exited with non-zero exit status 32: mount: /dev/fd0 is not a valid block device''

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    Is floppy module loaded? # lsmod | grep floppy – dchirikov Jan 10 '13 at 13:30
  • The output from the above command is:- floppy 55444 0 – user30066 Jan 11 '13 at 11:32

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