> 
> No this happens when i format the disk on Microsoft and nothing else all
> the disks are only 1.38mb.  Is there another way to do it without
> formatting the disk through windows before adding the image.  I have tried
> multiple disks and they all format with only 1.38mb left.

I usually format any floppies on FreeBSD, just tried one on an MS
machine sitting around here.   With no /s switch I got 1,457,664 -
nominally 1.44MB and then I used the /s switch and that took out 
about 375KB for system files which is a lot more than you are losing.   
So, I don't know.

I never use one of those GUI format tools.  I just print up an MSDOS
window (MS-DOS Prompt) and type in the format command.  
    format a: 
Maybe there is something weird about the format tool you are using.

////jerry

> - Greg
> 
> Jerry McAllister wrote:
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