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SubjectRe: Can Linux read DMF format floppies?

> Can Linux read DMF format floppies? DMF is Microsoft's "Distribution Media
> Format". Some of the applications they make are distributed in this floppy
> format. I don't know the exact geometry of these floppies. I've been
> told it's something like 21 instead of 18 sectors per track. Does anyone
> know where I can find a spec for DMF?

> Thanks,
> Ron

> PS. Yes, I've looked at floppy.c in the kernel source...

> --

Yeah, Linux can read these floppies. You may need to access /dev/fd0H1740
instead of /dev/fd0 and format them with superformat from the lastest

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