Subject: Re: formatting usb floppy?
To: Bryan P <email@example.com>
From: Gary Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/13/2003 22:23:05
--- Bryan P <email@example.com> wrote: > On the distinguished day of Jan
13, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> > In message <20030113232839.GA10442@bcd.geek.com.au>, Daniel
> Carosone writes:
> > >I have a usb floppy drive, which is smaller and neater than the
> > >modular-bay one for my laptop. Apart from other issues I'm having
> > >this specific drive (i can read but not write) I'm curious how to
> > >floppies in such devices.
> > >Is there an "official" answer? It's not something I need to do
> > >right now, but seems to be a functional gap at the moment.
> > >
> > >The drive is sd0 at atapibus1 drive 0: <TEAC, FD-05PUB, 1026> disk
> > I've experienced the same problem, and posted about it. No one has
> > suggested any solutions. I can usually read from the drive, but I
> > never write to it.
> Me three. What I've been doing in the mean-time is using dd to copy
> out a
> disk image of a freshly formatted disk.
> # Software Engineer
How would other removeable media SCSI devices be formatted ordinarily?
Would it work for this?
[If dd actually works, then it would seem writes are possible....]
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