Subject: Re: HD Disks
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Windsor <email@example.com>
Date: 12/14/1995 01:05:32
> I'm not really sure (I don't have an HD disk, so can't try it myself),
>but I thought that /dev/fd?b was the device for High Density disks.
fd0b is the HD dev? I didn't know that, but then I don't know what most
of the stuff in the /dev directory is =8-\
> For backing up, you should be able to use tar or dump with this
>device node, as long as you specify multi-volume. cpio should work as well.
dump works fine, with the dd diskettes anyways
> IMHO, It's probably safer to do it under NetBSD with double density
>than to do it under AmigaDos with high density. Of course, the easiest
>solution is to grab a cheap tape drive :^)
using my old diskettes is even cheaper =8-)
Thanks for the dev info.
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