I did some searching for floppy+intrepid to find out about floppy support and found that it is not there by default and copied the solution above without further thinking (it is undoubtedly correct
But as you knew it is not complete.
Apart from making the mount folder you have to make sure /etc/fstab contains
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/dev/fd0 /media/floppy0 auto rw,user,noauto 0 0
I now remember that the mount command may need the device in fstab so edit and try again