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Re: How to duplicate BOOT disk?

On Fri, 5 Sep 1997 05:33:42 +0200 (CEST), Remco Blaakmeer wrote:

>On Fri, 5 Sep 1997, Jimmy Lu wrote:
>> I use BOOT disk to boot up my system.  Now I want to 
>> duplicate the BOOT disk as a backup but I am having 
>> problem. I tried to mount BOOT disk in fd0 but it won't 
>> mount. I use: mount -t ext2 /dev/fd0 /mnt 
>> 			or
>>               mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 /mnt
>> both cases won't work.
>> Can someone tell me how to duplecate my BOOT disk?
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Jimmy
>Do (as some user that can write to /dev/fd0):
><insert boot disk>
>dd if=/dev/fd0 of=tempfile
><eject boot disk>
><insert empty but formatted disk>
>dd if=tempfile of=/dev/fd0

That will make copy of the disk...to find out more about how the disk was made 
see syslinux in /usr/doc.
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