Thanks to the many sun-manager replies, the problem is due to
the running volume manager.
Shutting down the volume manage may not a good solution, as it
may also disable CDROM reading.
As volume manager can take care of the floppy disk, we may just use it:
put MSDOS floppy in drive
type "ls /floppy"
When you're finished type "eject floppy"
For those who still need to stick on mtools for some reason, they may just
commenting out the floppy line in /etc/vold.conf and restart the vold.
Alan S. H. Lam
Department of Information Engineering, CUHK, Hong Kong
=========== the orginial question ============
>We had installed mtools-3.8 on solaris 2.5.1; however, we got
>the error message:
>"Can't open /dev/rdiskette: Device busy"
>whenever we access the floppy disk, says mdir.
>volcheck -v shows:
>media was found
>Is there anything still missing?
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