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Not with udisks If this is a USB connected device (portable solution), all you have to do is change the label on the disk to match what you want. (you can use gparted or Disk Utility for this for example). A USB connected drive/partition labelled AUX will automatically be mounted at /media/AUX.
udisks won't mount your partitions like this. Moreover if you want persistent mount I'd suggest to edit /etc/fstab to add: UUID=YOUR_OWN_PARTITION_UUID /media/AUX/ ext4 defaults 0 0 Note: edit /etc/fstab using sudo as it requires root privileges Then reboot to see your drive / partition properly mounted
The error code 4 returned by udisks2 (which is used by gnome-disks-utilities internally) is the constant UDISKS_ERROR_NOT_AUTHORIZED_CAN_OBTAIN in code. This code is returned, if the current subject (the gnome-disks applications, actually) is not allowed to do the unlock operation, however it might be allowed if further authentication would be provided, ...
If they're in DOS format, you probably want to use the tools from the mtools package rather than trying to mount it. Install the mtools package from the archive, and then use "mdir", "mcopy", etc. to access the files.
Updated 3/9 I did some research about Varian files, and I came up with this. Said something about a custom 5 1/4" format for disks, customized BIOS routines - I skimmed it. Sounds like it runs from DOS, so maybe it'll work from DOSBOX? Here you go: http://nmr.tamu.edu/vhelper.php Re-reading it a bit, the last class of computer that they say it reliably ...
By default, the floppy kernel module is not loaded. To load the module, invoke sudo modprobe -v floppy Remember to add your user to the "floppy" group; to do that use sudo adduser $USER floppy After the module is loaded you should be able to access the hardware and mount floppies.
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