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Is it not showing up at all or is it not showing up on your desktop? There was a note pertaining to USB floppy drives on Solaris 10.
Can I use a USB floppy on Solaris ?
Yes, but it will show up as a (very small) scsi disk. check /dev/dsk/c... nodes. There are no /dev/diskette nodes for usb floppy.
If the floppy has no filesystem, do the following.
# /etc/init.d/volmgt stop
Plug in the device and run rmformat(1M). It will show you the device node for the USB floppy. Assume it is /dev/rdsk/c4t0d0p0 (x86).
# mkfs -F pcfs -o nofdisk,size=2800 /dev/rdsk/c4t0d0p0
# mount -F pcfs /dev/dsk/c4t0d0p0:c /mnt
You may wish to try the following workarround: ( untested .... )
On Linux read the floppy image to an image file using dd
dd if=/not/sure/what/and/on/windows/at/moment of=myfloppy.img
copy myfloppy.img to solaris11
lofiadm -a /path/to/myfloppy.img
mount -o ro /dev/lofi/1 /mnt ### Hopefuly it will work out the fstyp