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  Using and Customizing Knoppix
Subject:   mount: you must specify the filesystem type
Date:   2003-12-27 22:04:58
From:   anonymous2
You instruction
# mount /dev/loop0 /mnt/floppy/
fails with:
mount: you must specify the filesystem type


What type should I use for a loop device?


Patrick
p at patrick.net

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  • mount: you must specify the filesystem type
    2003-12-30 12:10:00  anonymous2 [View]

    yes you have to pass an option to the mount command telling it to mount it as the loopdevice. type this

    mount -o loop /dev/loop0 /mnt/floppy

    zaeem at linux dot net dot pk