On 6/1/2000 C.M. Connelly wrote:
So there's no way to format diskettes on a PowerMac system? That seems wrong....
is there any reason to not just do: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=2880 and to do an extra read verify: cat /dev/fd0 > /dev/null then: mke2fs /dev/fd0works pretty well for me on intel, i rarely use superformat really, the above prodecure most certainly does find bad floppies quite well.