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Old 10-10-2003, 10:43 AM   #1
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how to format floppy?


How does one format a floppy a la msdos 'format'? Mystery to me.

Thanks any help.
 
Old 10-10-2003, 10:46 AM   #2
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mkdosfs /dev/fd0
 
Old 10-10-2003, 10:48 AM   #3
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or mkfs -t msdos /dev/fd0
either way will work
 
Old 10-10-2003, 10:49 AM   #4
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"/sbin/mkdosfs /dev/fd0" to format a floppy disk in FAT
"/sbin/mke2fs /dev/fd0" to format it in ext2
 
Old 10-10-2003, 11:34 AM   #5
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Smile

Huge thanks.

However computer makes a completely different noise and doesn't take the same time.

Probably being idiotic.
 
  


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