Formating a 1680k floppy

Kevin G. Eliuk canonalis at
Sun Apr 3 15:17:31 PDT 2005

Jason Taylor wrote:

> How do I format a 1680k floppy?  I tried:
> %fdformat -s 21,,,,80 /dev/fd0
> That just produces a line of errors.  That is EEEE... instead of 
> VVVV....  I'm able to format the same floppy in Windows using WinImage.

Are you sure you don't mean 1720k?  Look at "/etc/disktab" for stressing 
a floppy.



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