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Re: Endless loop

Russell Hires wrote:
> > what command did you use?
> >
> > dd if=root.bin of=/dev/fd0 bs=512 count=2880 conv=sync
> Well, I used the one listed in the main install doc:
> dd if=file of=/dev/fd0 bs=1024 conv=sync ; sync
> I even preserved the whitespace. Except, I replaced the word "file" with
> root.bin, of course.
> But, just for fun, I duplicated the command you sent me, and the output I get
> is:
> 2880+0 records in
> 2880+0 records out
> Then, nothing. I still hear it just spinning...I now have two "dd" processes
> that I can't kill. :-)

Doh!  First you have to solve your problem, then try the new
command!  Try ejecting the floppy, it sounds like a "hardware"
problem.  Like maybe the kernel missed an interrupt or the floppy
drive is stuck on a bad floppy; whatever.  Get the disk out and try


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