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Re: Floppy Handling??
On Tue, 3 Oct 2000, Goldwyn Rodrigues wrote:
> This is about floppy handling. I have formatted a floppy using fdformat
> This is a low level format and has no file system.
> Now how do I mount this floppy?
mkfs -t ext2 /dev/fd0H1440
This will make an ext2 filesystem on it. Now mount with your command.
> I tried to mount it with a ext2 file type but could'nt. I used mount -t ext2
> /dev/fd0H1440 /mnt/floppy
> Okay and how do I further copy information on it (if it is something special
> other that cp, cpio..) and extract info from it
Once mounted, just copy data in/out of /mnt. Remember to umount before
ejecting floppy, please.
> And finally how do you make a bootable floppy disk??
Depends on your distribution, to be strict.