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I downloaded the file onto my Win 98 Desktop and copied it to a floppy. I now want to use it to update my Linux laptop as the video settings don't let me run X. After mounting the floppy with mount /mnt/floppy I get the message that the OS is wrong.
Is there a difference between the file systems? Can Linux read a DOS disk? Once mounted what is the command to copy files from the disk to my /temp dir? I know cp is copy but what is the Floppy (i.e. under dos it's A?
Real Newbie but my books don't mention anything about accessing Floppies.