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
> 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