Thanks, so much!
This stuff is coming back to me.
On Sun, 28 Dec 2003, fbsd_user wrote:
> You do not need any special port application to do that, You can
> config FBSD to allow that function by doing this.
> Edit /etc/fstab and add this line
> /dev/fd0 /a msdos rw,noauto,longnames 0 0
> Then as root issue this command
> mkdir /a
> Reboot your system
> Now put an msdos formatted floppy in the drive and issue this
> mount /a
> cd /a
> Now just use regular FBSD commands to do what ever you want.
> When you are done do this
> cd /
> umount /a
> When you take FBSD files to windows, use word to read them and there
> will not be any line feeds at the end of each sentence. When you
> move an windows file to FBSD, each line in the file will have line
> feeds at the end of each line. FBSD has very simple port/package
> named unix2dos. Install the package it's so much easier to install
> that way. It has two commands unix2dos and dos2unix for stripping
> off the junk at the ends of each line.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Ken
> Sent: Sunday, December 28, 2003 5:25 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Floppy utility w/ DOS-like syntax
> If I recall correctly, I have installed a little utility (on 4.3)
> mounts, reads from and writes to an ordinary DOS-formatted floppy
> and uses
> a DOS-like syntax.
> I don't remember what it's called or how to find it.
> I tried the Handbook, the FAQ and pkg_info.
> Any ideas?
> Ken Seggerman
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