Re: Iomega Zip Drive

Sean Lynch (slynch@citysearch.com)
Mon, 10 Aug 1998 10:41:53 -0700


I know it's kind of off topic being an afterstep email list but, my IDE zip is
/dev/hdd4 automatically with RH5.  It's pretty cool when you umount the drive
and the disk ejects!



Steve Ki-Won Lee wrote:

> On Fri, 7 Aug 1998, Mike S. Avelar wrote:
>
> >     Can I get a Iomega ZIP drive to work with Linux? Its a internal IDE,
> > I haven't bought it yet, but I need the portable storage. Can't I just
> > type:
> > mount /dev/hdd (It would be my fourth IDE device) /mnt/something?
>
> Ok, sorry for the obvious questions..but you compiled the SCSI support to
> get the ZIP drive to work?  As well, your ZIP drive isn't connectec with a
> printer like you could in windoze?
>
> I mount my ZIP driver as follows:
>
> "mount /dev/sd0 /mnt/zip"  I was told to try /dev/sd* and it worked for
> me.  Hope this helps.
>
> Steve
>
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