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Re: Floppy format question.



Hi Aaron,

Sorry I left out the command in my previous posting.

$ fdformat /dev/fd0

B.R.
SL


> On Thu, 2006-05-11 at 22:50 +0800, Stephen Liu wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > 
> > On formatting floppy, most of the floppies in my possession failed
> to
> > get through verification, such as
> > 
> > Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 0, expected 18432, read 8192
> > Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 51, expected 18432, read
> 10240
> > Verifying ... Problem reading cylinder 1, expected 18432, read
> 14336
> > etc.
> > 
> > Format has no problem.  Please advise how to fix them.
> > 
> > TIA
> > 
> > B.R.
> > SL
> > 
> > 
> > 
> What have you been using to format them:
> mformat
> fdformat
> or: mkfs ?
> -- 
> Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>


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