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Re: [SLUG] Formating a USB Floppy
- To: John Clarke <johnc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Formating a USB Floppy
- From: Antony Stace <antony@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu Feb 8 14:52:01 2001
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Reply-to: antony@xxxxxxxxxxxx
doesn't want to work....
[root@hawera /root]# mkfs.msdos /dev/sda
mkfs.msdos 2.2 (06 Jul 1999)
mkfs.msdos: Will not try to make filesystem on '/dev/sda'
John Clarke wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 10:43:37AM +0900, Antony Stace wrote:
> > Can someone please tell me how to format a disk in MSDOS format with a
> > USB floppy drive. I am running Kondara MNU/Linux 2000 which has Kernel
> > 2.2.17-10k.
> > My computer recoginses the USB floppy as /dev/sda. I cannot use the
> mkdosfs /dev/sda
> Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged
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