Solaris > Access the zip / jaz drive (mount zip disk)

in Categories News last updated January 26, 2005

The Volume Management daemon, vold, creates and maintains a file system image rooted at root-dir that contains symbolic names for CD-ROM and floppy, ZIP/JAZ, and DVD-ROM devices and other removable devices. Use volcheck command to checks for media in a drive and by default checks all floppy media.

1) Put zip/jaz disk into drive

2) Type command:

# volcheck

3) Change directory to /rmdisk/zip0

cd /rmdisk/zip0

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Posted by: Vivek Gite

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