Unable to mount Floppy Disk popup in Mint14

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Unable to mount Floppy Disk popup in Mint14

Postby marksibly on Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:27 pm


I just installed Mint14 and so far am really liking it!

However, every 5 minutes or so I get this annoying dialog that says: "Unable to mount Floppy Disk"...Command 'mount /media/floppy0' failed...

How can I get rid of this?

I'm currently using Mint14 in VMPlayer. My machine doesn't have a floppy drive and I removed the virtual one from vmplayer too 'just in case' but it still happens.

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Re: Unable to mount Floppy Disk popup in Mint14

Postby Gord on Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:17 am

Hi Mark. I had exactly the same problem. I fixed it by restarting the VM, hitting [F2] to get into the virtual machine's BIOS, and disabling the floppy drive in there.
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