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Mounting 1.72MB MS-DOS floppy (USB drive)

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hi all, I am becoming crazy trying to mount a 1.72MB MS-DOS floppy (USB drive) using different live Linux distros. I've tried with many live distro (DSL,Puppy,VectorLinux...) and I've the sane problem. Could you help me please ? Thanks. For example with VectorLinux I tried with no success: root:# mknod /dev/fd0u1722 b 2 60 root:# ls /dev/f* /dev/fb@ /dev/fb0 /dev/fd@ /dev/fd0u1722 /dev/full /dev/fuse root:# mkdir /mnt/floppy root:# mount -t vfat /dev/fd0u1722 /mnt/floppy mount: /dev/fd0u1722 is not a valid block device What is missing ? A few more information... I read a 1.44MB (HowTos)