Apparently I have a little to learn about vold.
I received several good suggestions from:
I tried all of their suggestions, which pertained to verifying
the correctness of my conf files, restarting vold, even performing
a "boot -r". All excellent suggestions, but the answer I was looking
for came from:
who suggested that I verify that the contents of the floppy actually
HAD a filesystem on it. He stated that floppies that had been
formatted and then just 'tar'ed on to would not mount the way a
floppy with a filesystem would. As it turns out this is exactly
what is happening. I didn't know I had been supplied a floppy with
a tar file on it, but I was also unaware of this behavior of vold,
although it makes perfect sense.
Thanks to everyone who offered their suggestions.
AIM Management Group, Inc.
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