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Re: Disk copy and dd image files -- howto

On Tue, May 16, 2000 at 12:45:25AM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> Hi,
> after a earlier message i did some testing of dd floppy images and
> Apple's disk copy 6.3.3, a friend of mine claimed it would make
> floppies from dd images with no special effort, i however had to fsck
> with it to get it to work... but it DOES work:

Thanks!  Committed to debian-cd.

> you must set the file type and creator of the dd image to type: `DDim'
> Creator: ddsk

> when the floppy is ejected SET THE WRITE PROTECT TAB!  otherwise if
> you accidently mount it in macos, macos will `helpfully' ruin it.

Blah.  We need to document that somewhere.  Feel like a patch to the
boot-floppies CVS? :P


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