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Re: [vox-tech] Formating problem



On Tuesday 23 September 2003 04:47 am, Walther The Writer wrote:
> Mark,
> 
> That is exactly how it was done, but...

You didn't say what method you used to copy.  I always use
mcopy for this.  If you mount and cp and then forget to
umount before removing the floppy, bad things will happen.

There's also the likely possibility that your diskette went
bad.

-- Rod
   http://www.sunsetsystems.com/

> Walther.
> 
> >Format it under Windows, THEN copy a file to it from Linux, then transfer
> >the disk back to Windows.
> >
> >-Mark
> >
> >
> >On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Walther The Writer wrote:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Just copied a text file from my Linux to the floppy. After trying
> >> to open the file on my Windows 2000 machine it says that floppy
> >> isn't formatted. Previously, I have copied a couple of files in windows
> >> and I had no problem to see them in Linux. Any suggestions?

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