5.25" Floppy disk drive not recognized

Roderick hruodr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 18:59:30 UTC 2020

On Fri, 14 Aug 2020, Christoph Kukulies wrote:

> dd: /dev/fd0: Device not configured
> 0+0 records in
> 0+0 records out
> 0 bytes transferred in 0.000262 secs (0 bytes/sec)
> Also # cat /dev/fd0 >dump
> cat: /dev/fd0: Device not configured
> Why?

With low level formatting I mean the way the blocks are separated
and the bits are represented in the disc. With old floppies
it was not standard. The prblem may be hardware and software,
I do not know what FreeBSD does.


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