Floppy Format
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To format a  floppy disk:

=> michael@wolverine:/root/kernels(146)# fdformat -f 1440 /dev/fd0
Format 1440K floppy `/dev/fd0'? (y/n): y
=> michael@wolverine:/root/kernels(147)# disklabel -r -w /dev/fd0 fd1440
=> michael@wolverine:/root/kernels(148)# newfs /dev/fd0
Warning: Block size restricts cylinders per group to 6.
Warning: 1216 sector(s) in last cylinder unallocated
/dev/fd0: 2880 sectors in 1 cylinders of 1 tracks, 4096 sectors
1.4MB in 1 cyl groups (6 c/g, 12.00MB/g, 736 i/g)
super-block backups (for fsck -b #) at:
=> michael@wolverine:/root/kernels(149)# mount /dev/fd0c /floppy
=> michael@wolverine:/root/kernels(150)#



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