Floppy Disk Formatting
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Mon Jul 28 17:57:01 PDT 2003
On Monday, 28 July 2003 at 13:31:10 -0400, DJN92546 at aol.com wrote:
> We have received a file on a floppy disk from a client. When we put it into
> the drive it says that disk has not been formatted. We already read from the
> disk and transferred the file to another system earlier. Why, after we have
> already used the file on the floppy disk does it now tell us it is not
> formatted. We need to open the file to print out some information from the original
> information on the disk. We do get a question that asks if we want to format
> the disk now. Can we say Yes to that? Or should we say No? If we say yes,
> what will it do to the disk?
If you say yes, it will destroy all data on the disk.
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