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SubjectRe: partions on floppy
On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 01:24:58AM -0500, Adam wrote:
>
> Ok, I made a parition on floppy, now do I access it?
>
> Command (m for help): p
>
> Disk /dev/fd0: 2 heads, 18 sectors, 80 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 36 * 512 bytes
>
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/fd0p1 1 80 1431 83 Linux
>
> I did
> mknod /dev/fd0p1 b 2 1
>
> However, neither 'mkswap' nor 'mke2fs' seems to work on '/dev/fd0p1'

Say "ls -l /dev/fd*" and "man 4 fd" to see what current minors exist
and how they behave.
(The minor is used to select size and density, not partition.)

Andries
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