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Re: [vox-tech] Formating problem



the zeroth order approximation to "why" is that linux can read floppies
formatted under windows, but windows can't read floppies formatted under
linux.

the first order approximation involves filesystem types.

pete



On Mon 22 Sep 03,  4:43 PM, Mark K. Kim <markslist@cbreak.org> said:
> Format it under Windows, THEN copy a file to it from Linux, then transfer
> the disk back to Windows.
> 
> -Mark
> 
> 
> On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Walther The Writer wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Just copied a text file from my Linux to the floppy. After trying
> > to open the file on my Windows 2000 machine it says that floppy
> > isn't formatted. Previously, I have copied a couple of files in windows
> > and I had no problem to see them in Linux. Any suggestions?
> >
> > Walther.
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