ZIP 100 ATAPI
rweir at ertius.org
Thu Feb 13 21:31:29 EST 2003
On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 10:08:11AM +1100, Colin Roe wrote:
> Does anyone know how to install an internal Iomega Zip 100 ATAPI under Linux?
> I'm having no success getting an old NEC FZ110A running with SuSE 8.1 although
> it works with Windows ME that is currently dual booted on the machine.
> The SuSE site claims the Iomega Zip 100 ATAPI is fully compliant with SuSe 7.1
> and 8.1 is running an external Iomega Zip 100 through the parallel port on my
> other machine.
> The Award 4.51 BIOS autodetects the NEC FZ110A jumpered 'master' as an
> 'Iomega ZIP 100 ATAPI' and the second BIOS screen shows it as 'Secondary
> Master Zip mode 0'.
> WinME makes it H: with 100,431,872 bytes capacity and Win System shows it as
> 'Iomega Zip 100'.
> The SuSE 8.1 boot screens show it as 'hdc: Iomega Zip 100 ATAPI, ATAPI Floppy
> drive'. Other references to it in /var/log/boot.msg are:
> ide-floppy driver 0.99.newide
> hdc: no flushcache support
> hdc: 98304kb, 196608 blocks, 512 sector size
> hdc: 98304kb, 32/64/96 CHS, 4096 kbps, 512 sector size, 2941 rpm
> Partition check:
> hdc: hdc4 (repeated 5 times)
> There's a ZIP icon on the KDE desktop but opening it gives the error
> '/home/croe/Desktop/ZIP.desktop is of type FSDevice but has no Dev=... entry'.
> The Iomega site recommends the following to install the Zip ATAPI driver for
> Linux kernel 2.2.14 or higher:
> insmod ide-scsi
> insmod fat
> insmod vfat
> mount -t vfat /dev/sda4 /mnt/zip100.0
> /dev/sda4 /mnt/zip100.0 vfat noauto.user 0 0
> However, at the mounting step I get the error '/dev/sda is not a valid block
> device' and then 'permission denied' when amending fstab.
sda? You're mounting /dev/sda*4* above. It worked for me, with both
ide-scsi and ide-floppy...
Rob Weir <rweir at ertius.org> http://ertius.org/
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