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Old 09-26-2006, 12:16 PM   #1
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How to convert 1.722MB image to two 1.44MB floppies


I am unable to find out how to do it or if it is even possible.
NASLite-FTP.img.gz From http://www.serverelements.com/naslite.php
What program do I need in order to be able to edit .img files?
 
Old 09-26-2006, 12:19 PM   #2
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this pretty much says it all. regardless of it being 1.7MB
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To make a bootable NASLite v1.x floppy disk in Linux use the following:

gunzip NASLite.img.gz
fdformat /dev/fd0u1722
dd if=NASLite.img of=/dev/fd0u1722

The above should work under any UNIX provided the appropriate device is used. We have not found a way for making a NASLite v1.x floppy disk in Windows NT/2000/XP. If you are using Windows NT/2000/XP, then the NASLite v1.x Floppy Disk Utility CD-ROM is the best way to create the 1722 kB NASLite v1.x floppy disks.
 
Old 09-26-2006, 12:25 PM   #3
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this pretty much says it all. regardless of it being 1.7MB
I have qemu version dsllinux installed. Can I use it?

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Old 09-26-2006, 12:32 PM   #4
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yup, any linux should do.
 
Old 09-26-2006, 12:58 PM   #5
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I get following error when attempting to format the disk:
Formatting... fdformat: FDFMTTRK: Invalid argument
What am I doing wrong?

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Old 09-26-2006, 07:21 PM   #6
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make sure to change this /dev/fd0u1722 to point to your fd. maybe /media/floppy
 
  


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