> Linux kernel 2.4.1, Iomega Zip250.
> Ive had this working with earlier kernels (and devfs?), but am trying to move
> 2.4.1 and I dont know what to make of the following error message.
> [root@orion reg]# mount /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0/part4 /mnt/zip4
> /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0/part4: Input/output error
> mount: /dev/ide/host0/bus1/target1/lun0/part4 has wrong major or minor
That looks like a bogus message. Make sure you have mount-2.10p or
later (mount --version).
> Im really not sure what 'wrong major or minor number' implies here.
> Any thoughts to get me on track?
I think the I/O error is more meaningful. Do you get any kernel
messages? What happens if you strace mount? Any clues?
Are you able to use dd on the block device directly?