Floppy device names?

stan stanb at panix.com
Fri Feb 15 15:47:18 UTC 2008

I need to transfer data to/from external machines, and we historically do
this via using tar to write to floppies. I've untared this stuff on FreeBSD
for years, but am having a bit of an issue getting this to work on Ubuntu
(7.10). I have a USB floppy plugged in to the Ubuntu machine, what device(s)
should I see this as?

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