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Hi I am trying to read data from a 3 1/4 inch floppy. I have been told that it has 64 tracks of 32 sectors. I have tryed using the ...
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- 08-16-2007 #1
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Problem trying to read raw data off of floppy
I am trying to read data from a 3 1/4 inch floppy. I have been told that it has 64 tracks of 32 sectors. I have tryed using the commands
dd if=/dev/fd0 of=/tmp/a
dd bs=2048 if=/dev/fd0 of=/tmp/a
but I get the error
dd: reading `/dev/fd0': Input/output error
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
Do I need to use setfdprm to try and set-up other parameters or is there another method that I could try and use?
Any suggestions would be welcome
- 08-16-2007 #2
You can use the noerror switch to continue reading after errors.
Check the man pages but I think it goes like this:
dd conv=noerror <other arguments>