[rescue] OT: Linux and USB on Intel (actually OpenBSD)

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Tue Apr 22 14:54:42 CDT 2003

Mike F said ...
> For future reference, under Windows NT and Windows 2000, fdimage.exe
> works (IME) much better that rawrite. To write an image with fdimage:
> fdimage -qv floppy32.fs a:   this will skip formatting the disk and
> simply do the equivalent of dd'ing the image to the floppy. I've
> never had a problem with fdimage, but I have found rawrite to be
> rather unreliable.


Oddly enough, rawrite2.exe worked fine to make a Linux Router Project disk
(i.e. gave no error messages when writing) on my W2k machine, but complained
about a missing "address mark" when trying to write the OpenBSD floppy.

I'll keep fdimage in mind for next itme!


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