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Re: Rawrite fails on 5.2 boot image?



On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Kyle B Ferrio wrote:

> 
> Hi,
> 
> I've checked the list archives for this problem, but have just
> re-subscribed to this list.  I apologize if this has been covered.
> 
> I'm trying to write boot.img (from the 5.2 tree) to a floppy.
> When run under MS-DOS mode, rawrite reports a missing address marker.
> When run in a DOS box under Win98, rawrite reports a bad sector.
> This happens on multiple floppies from multiple lots.
> 
> So I tried rawrite2.  Same results.  What am I missing here?
(stuff deleted)

I had the same problem. Over and over again. I think it had to do with the
way the ftp program in Netscape downloaded the files. Try doing a direct
ftp (binary mode of course) using WS-FTP or whatever ftp program you use
and then try RAWRITE. It worked for me.

Fred Bogin



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