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Re: [vox-tech] Formating problem
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Re: [vox-tech] Formating problem

it's /dev/fd0, not /dev/floppy.


On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, David Hummel wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 04:43:53PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Walther The Writer wrote:
> What day is it?
> > > 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?
> >
> > Format it under Windows, THEN copy a file to it from Linux, then
> > transfer the disk back to Windows.
> This shouldn't be necessary.  Do the following:
>   fdformat /dev/floppy
>   mkdosfs /dev/floppy
> and you should have no problems reading files from the disk in Linux or
> Windows (except for the obvious CRLF problem -> dos2unix/unix2dos).
> David Hummel
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