fsck on FAT32 filesystem?

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Sun Jul 22 19:27:23 UTC 2012

> From wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl  Sun Jul 22 10:03:46 2012
> Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 17:01:59 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Wojciech Puchar <wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl>
> To: Bruce Cran <bruce at cran.org.uk>
> cc: Robert Bonomi <bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com>, freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: fsck on FAT32 filesystem?
> > 'dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda bs=1M' works under Cygwin - or you can 
> > just write a load of zeros to \\.\PhysicalDrive0 .
> who prevents you to bood live CD or pendrive with FreeBSD (or 
> openbsd,netbsd,linux,solaris,whatever usable)?

Merely the real-world FACT that *most* Windows users don't _have_ any such
media, _or_ know anthing about how to use it, *if* they had it.  <griin>

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