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In the 2.4 line of kernels, you can write to different size floppies through /dev/fd0u1680, fd0u1440, etc. How do you do this in the 2.6 line of kernels? Is there ...
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    Accessing /dev/fd0u1680 in 2.6


    In the 2.4 line of kernels, you can write to different size floppies through /dev/fd0u1680, fd0u1440, etc. How do you do this in the 2.6 line of kernels? Is there a certain module you need, or some program to change the setting? I need to use dd to copy an image to the floppy, and I'm tired of rebooting into a 2.4 kernel.

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    you have to mount floppy first. check /etc/fstab file for mount point and device name assigned to floppy drive. mount floppy and copy files.






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    I have a floppy thats formatted for 1.44 MB. I need to format it as a 1.68 MB floppy. In the 2.4 line, you use /dev/fd0u1680. There is no /dev/fd0u1680 in the 2.6 kernels, I am assuming that the driver was changed. How do I get around this?

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