Subject: Mounting SCSI MSDOS Disks
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List: port-pmax
Date: 02/12/2001 16:43:59
How would I go about mounting a MSDOS/Win95 disk SCSI hard disk? I have tried the following:

mount -t msdos /dev/rz2 /msdos

but it gives me an error:

Operation not supported by this device.

I have done the following: disklabel -e I rz2 and set partition (d,e,f,g) alternatively to

d: 2050860      0      MSDOS

as well as (assuming track 1 is not used by dos/win95)

d: 2050803      57     MSDOS

and it still does not work. Same error message. This also seems to corrupt the SCSI hard disk.

Any hints? I used Norton Diskedit to look at the first sector on the SCSI hardisk and it looked more like a DOS bootsector than a partition table. Is this supposed to be correct? 

On IDE drives, the first sector is always a partition table. Does this apply to SCSI disks?


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