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Re: Endless loop

On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 03:28:55AM -0400, Russell Hires wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> On my Beige G3/266, I'm trying to make an actual boot-floppy (because I 
> happened upon an x86 machine that I want to put debian on). But I'm stuck. I 
> hear the disk running in the drive, but it's been doing that for at least 6 
> hours now. I can't kill the dd process I started to make a root.bin disk, 
> even using the "all powerful" kill -9 <pid> command. 
> Other than restarting my machine, is there any way to get this to stop?

what command did you use?  

dd if=root.bin of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=2880 conv=sync

Ethan Benson

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