[plug] copying a floppy larger than 1.44

Russ Powers russ at powerstech.com
Mon Apr 19 22:21:34 WST 2004

--- Craig Ringer <craig at postnewspapers.com.au> wrote: 
> On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 21:53, Russ Powers wrote:
> > But all it copies is 1474560 bytes. And when I try to run off the backup
> disk 
> > it won't boot. (I've tried about 6 different disks too)
> You need to use `fdformat` to reformat the target disk for higher

Haven't tried that. I'll give it a go.

> density storage. Be aware that you'll probably need quality drives and
> media (Ha! Try to find quality floppy drives or media these days...).

I have so many old floppies that it's quantity over quality that usually gets 
me through.  ;-)

> Craig Ringer


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