[CS-FSLUG] Linux used to handle floppies really well.

Fred A. Miller fmiller at lightlink.com
Sun Jul 31 10:21:27 CDT 2011

On 07/30/2011 11:22 AM, davidm at hisfeet.net wrote:
> But if I have a disk that won't mount, and I want to try to format it, I
> find no way to get at it to try and format it. That wasn't always the
> case. In fact when I first started playing with linux it was far more
> flexible in dealing with floppys than DOS.
> Is there some simple remedy that I'm missing?

'Wish I had an answer for you, but don't! I had so much trouble working
with floppies awhile ago, that I got rid of the frustration by getting 
rid of
the floppies. Ed might be able to help you.


"Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it
tougher for sober people to own cars." - Unknown

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