Formatting a USB floppy in FreeBSD [SOLVED]

Brian Reichert reichert at numachi.com
Thu Oct 14 08:21:39 PDT 2004


On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 05:51:29PM +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> >On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 04:28:34AM -0700, Bruce M Simpson wrote:
> > alias ufdformat 'camcontrol cmd \!* -t 140 -c "04 17 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 
> > 00 00 00" -o 12 "00 A0 00 08 00 00 0B 40 00 00 02 00"'
> 
> Maybe it's worth to at least put it into ufd manpage, so that it doesn't 
>  lost in noise.

I generally avoid the problem by maintaining, on my hard drive, an
image of a formatted floppy, and using 'dd' to write it to whatever
destination....

> -Maxim
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