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Re: Copying from floppy



On Sat, 2006-05-06 at 16:36 -0400, Annette T Robart wrote:
> 
> Hi again,
> 
> I’m sorry for another dizzy question, but since this is all very new
> to me, please forgive my ignorance J
> 
> I am trying to copy files from my floppy to my hard drive…..
> 
> How do I accomplish this?  Does this have to be done through a command
> line, and if so, what do I have to type in to have this happen?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Annette 
The simplest way is using mtools suite, Put your floppy in and use the
mtools commands: mcopy, mdir etc. Works like DOS commands with the
floppy being the a:/ drive,

e.g.   mcopy a:/floppy_file  /tmp

You can also mount  the floppy and then use linux commasnds like cp to
do the copy.
> 
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Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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