cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/fdformat fdformat.c src/usr.sbin/fdread fdutil.c

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Sat Sep 18 21:45:12 PDT 2004

On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 07:39, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Bruce M Simpson <bms at> writes:
> > Has anyone else noticed that we can't fdformat(8) USB floppy drives?
> Hasn't everyone switched to USB memory sticks yet?

Curious you should mention this.

Lots of USB memory sticks have stuff to make them look like a floppy (they 
have 2 partitions, one is 1.44Mb, the other is xxx Mb).

It would be really nice (from a user POV) to be able to differentiate between 
floppy drive like devices and scsi disks..

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