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Re: What is the dd command ???

Andrew Sackville-West wrote:


bootable floppy disk with it. This is different than a windows/dos
made bootable floppy in that it doesn't have any windows or dos system
on it. You use any blank floppy and the rawrite program to copy the
disk image over to the floppy. make sense?

I believe that the disc must have been formatted. Unless a low-level
format has been done to establish sectors, I don't think dd could
write to the floppy. It must also have a BR with a BPB in it, I do
believe, else how could it distinguish, e.g. 720K floppy from a 1.44M
floppy? If I can find a floppy I am willing to degauss, I'll give it
a try...

As I've said elsewhere, you need 3 floppies -- boot.img, root.img and
cd-drivers.img to get your system to boot into the debian installer.

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