Mounting Floppies

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Thu Nov 4 05:21:07 GMT 2010

On 04/11/2010 15:42, Paul Gear wrote:
> On 04/11/10 09:13, Matthew Hannigan wrote:
>> If you just want to get some stuff of floppy, just use mtools.
>> Don't bother mounting
> This is good advice.  Get the stuff off with mtools, then forget about
> the floppies! :-)
Normally would be the case and therefore good advice.

But not everybody runs the latest and greatest pieces of equipment - nor 
want to. There are still some systems running Linux systems - like one 
of my computers - which require to use the floppy to do a BIOS upgrade.


Gumperson's Law: The probability of anything happening is in
inverse proportion to its desirability.

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