On Tue, 18 Nov 2003, Technical Director wrote: > Maybe I'm wrong but isin't dd a raw write to the device when used > in this way? Hence a pre-formatting is not required?
A floppy will still need a low-level format before the first use. > Preformatting may help I'm not to sure, I know that I have never had to do > it for a boot floppy creation. 99% of floppies around today are preformatted. The one you have might not be, or may have been formatted by a drive that was out of alignment. -Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"