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Re: [SLE] floppy format? still trying
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 12 May 2004 21:29:38 -0400
  • Message-id: <1084411777.3313.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 07:11, Stephen W wrote:
> --- Ted <ted@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 12 May 2004 03:10, Stephen W wrote:
> > > --- Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > On Wednesday 12 May 2004 02.46, Stephen W wrote:
> > > > > I right click on it and I do not have an
> > option
> > > >
> > > > for
> > > >
> > > > > ACTIONS... (wish I did)
> > > >
> > > > No? What do you have then? Nothing about
> > formatting
> > > > at all?
> > > >
> > > > > It will only be used for linux (I want to put
> > in a
> > > >
> > > > new
> > > >
> > > > > drive, instill SUSE on it and boot it from
> > > >
> > > > floppy... )
> > >
> > I am not in SuSE Aat the moment but on most distro's
> > a
> > mke2sf /dev/fd0 1440 will do the trick
> >
> > --
> > Regards
> > Ted Wager
> >
>
> Ted,
> Here is the result when I tried it:
>
> winstephen@linux:~> mke2sf /dev/fd0 1440
> bash: mke2sf: command not found
>
> Hmm, I must have something missing...

try mke2fs instead. you if I can read this right trying tomake a file
system and not a system file? :)

Mike


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