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Re: Net-tools followup

On Tue, Feb 13, 2001 at 05:44:58PM +1100, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Michael" == Michael Epting <epting@ix.netcom.com> writes:
>     Michael> OK, so I'll format the floppy ext2.  The book says to
>     Michael> fdformat /dev/fd0H1440 but my system informs me that
>     Michael> fdformat is obsolete and no longer available and that I
>     Michael> should use superformat instead.  The man page for
>     Michael> superformat implies that I am going to get an msdos
>     Michael> filesystem on the floppy whether I want it or not.
> Superformat, I believe, only writes the track/sector information (ie
> low level format). It does not write the file system. Use mkfs for
> that.

my experience shows that Superformat calls mkfs with the proper


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