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Re: how to write a floppy using dd?

> I tried to write the installation diskettes with the command
>   dd if=1440_boot_floppy of=/dev/fd1 bs=18k
> It showed
> 80+0 records in
> 80+0 records out
Hmm....  Perhaps the floppies don't like using a block size of 18k.  I've
found that:
	dd if=1440_... of=/dev/fdx bs=1024 count=1440
works quite well.  Where ... is whatever disk your installing, and 'x' is
either 0 or 1, whichever points to your 3 1/2 floppy.

				- John Larkin	
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