Subject: Re: dd could replace rawrite
To: James K. Lowden <>
From: John Hawkinson <jhawk@MIT.EDU>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 10/10/2003 02:52:20
James K. Lowden <> wrote on Fri, 10 Oct 2003
at 02:42:32 -0400 in <>:

> What I'd like to see is "dd for windows" as part of the i386 install CD,
> and the documentation modified to suggest people use that to create their
> floppies.

I think it's important for the floppy disc creation instructions to be
as user-friendly as possible. Does dd further that? I recall rawrite
will prompt you for a file and a device if run without args, etc.