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Thu, 19 Oct 2000 19:06:40 -0700
On Fri, Oct 20, 2000 at 12:33:09PM +1100, Timshel Knoll wrote:
> > [root:~]# dd if=partboot.img of=/dev/fd0
> > dd: /dev/fd0: Invalid argument
> > 2867+1 records in
> > 2867+0 records out
> > 1467904 bytes transferred in 81.435808 secs (18025 bytes/sec)
> > >
> > > As for this, make sure that /dev/fd0 exists and is a valid floppy drive.
> > > The only thing I can think of is that FreeBSD's dd works a bit different -
> > > although last time I used it, I don't remember it being at all wierdly
> > > different from Linux's dd ...
> > It exists and it is a valid floppy drive.
> > I get a 'block device' error from windows with rawrite2 (different
> > computer, same image).
> Wierd, so you can mount it etc ...? strange ... does
> 'cat partboot.img >/dev/null' report any error? I just did a
> 'dd if=partboot-1.2.11.img of=/dev/fd0' on my Debian box and it worked
> fine ... Unless the disk you're trying to write it to has errors on it
> or something ...
Nope, no error. :\ Weird.... I've tried many, many disks, they all fail
with the same message. Oh, I tried rawrite2 again, and it reported that
a bad sector was found, not a block device error; sorry. BTW, Do you have
the same MD5 sum?
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