saving a dos file
art.alexion at verizon.net
Mon Nov 13 20:55:11 UTC 2006
If you have the mtools pachage, you can do this from a linux console using
dos-like commands. The commands have the dos name and syntax preceded with
user at host: $ mformat a:
user at host: $ mcopy source.file a:
On Sunday 12 November 2006 18:44, claudiu vlad wrote:
> As long as you have installed kfloppy>
> Kfloppy is a utility that provides a straightforward graphical means
> to format 3.5" and 5.25" floppy disks.
> you can format a diskette with a msdos readable filesystem.
> Then you can mount the disk and simply copy that file on it. Unmount and
> ready to go.
> În data de Lun 13 Noi 2006 01:12, Gene Heskett a scris:
> > On Sunday 12 November 2006 16:23, Harold Hartley wrote:
> > >I am wondering if there is a way to save a dos file from a linux
> > >computer to a floppy so that a dos computer can still read the floppy.
> > >The file was sent to me via email and I need to use the dos file on the
> > >dos computer.
> > >The dos computer is not on any type of network or connected to any
> > >computer at all..
> > >
> > >Harold
> > use dd for that.
> > dd if=input_file of=/dev/fd0 should work.
> > --
> > Cheers, Gene
> There is no place like localhost.
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