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Re: [debian-knoppix] Boot floppy size formats and Win32 issues

On Tue, Aug 06, 2002 at 04:09:00PM +0200, Tim Botzelmann wrote:
> Sorry, but I can't copy&paste the mail body (I just subscribed for this
> mail, I read the posting on the web...)
> The so-called Microsoft-DMF format has the following special
> configuration:
> 1680K, which means 80 tracks, 21 sectors/tracks, doublesided;

mknod /dev/fd0u1722 b 2 60
fdformat /dev/fd0u1722
mkdosfs /dev/fd0u1722
should do the trick on Linux.

But el torito ONLY supports 720kB, 1.44MB and 2.88MB floppy images, no
other formats possible. So, using an overformatted floppy image is
apparently not an option here.

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