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Old 11-10-2003, 05:13 PM   #1
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add a file to...

i want to put a file onto a floppy disk and i cant figure it out can someone help me
Old 11-10-2003, 05:22 PM   #2
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Mount a formatted floppy disk and copy the files you want over to it.

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Old 11-10-2003, 05:23 PM   #3
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hi Redrook

mount /mnt/floppy
cp -drv /path/to/yourfile /mnt/floppy
umount /mnt/floppy

taken from

just done a quick forum search.
hope that works.good luck.
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