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Re: SETTLED - Re: proper way to format/use floppies (i386)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: SETTLED - Re: proper way to format/use floppies (i386)
- From: Michael Adam <openbsd_(_dot_)_org_(_at_)_googlemail_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 01:57:58 +0200
Richard P. Koett <lists_(_at_)_telus_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> I'm coming in rather late on this discussion - just curious about the
> formatting step? Presumably you would do something like:
> $ fdformat fd0
Yes exactly, but the low level formatting was not the question.
But thanks for answering anyway!
> I've had so many f*cking problems with floppy disks over the years I
> wouldn't trust using one without a successful format first.
Well, I can sing you a song of broken filesystems on floppies, too.
Perhaps I should also make it a habit to always fdformat first...