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RE: superformat not working in potato?

On 25-Jul-2000 Brian May wrote:
> Hello,
> Previously, I just typed in the following:
> --- cut ---
> [501] [snoopy:bam] ~ >superformat /dev/fd0
> Measuring drive 0's raw capacity
> In order to avoid this time consuming measurement in the future,
> add the following line to /etc/driveprm:
> drive0: deviation=142074
> CAUTION: The line is drive and controller specific, so it should be
> removed before installing a new drive 0 or floppy controller.
> Not enough raw space on this disk for this format
> --- cut ---

Are you using one of the test kernels?  I had problems like this one with test
kernel 2, I believe.


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