[xubuntu-users] Am I the only one who still uses floppies?

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Tue Jul 28 06:50:19 UTC 2015


Eric Christopherson wrote:

> On Mon, Jul 27, 2015, JMZ wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Silly question: am I the only one who still uses floppies (ie. 1.44 MB HD
>> 3.5"/90mm)?

I think that I still own a 5.25" drive - somewhere.  

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> But I can't think of a good reason to use them on actual PCs. 
[snip]

It is a good place to write a boot sector.  

Without the floppy you get one OS, push it in you get 
another, or LiLo.  

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