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Posted on 2000-04-26
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In the bootdisk-howto it says that it's possible to format a 1.44Mb floppy to 1722k
How can I do that?
(it seems like i have to make a /dev/fd0H1722 or a /dev/fd0u1722 but how can i do that?)
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for your 3,5 inch drive you it's (as root):

  mkdnod /dev/fd0u1722 b 2 60

check for a file called 'devices.txt' that should be somewhere in your documentation directory.
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One addition: make the device read/writable for everyone:

  chmod a+rw /dev/fd0u1772
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And one type, it should be:

  mknod /dev/fd0u1772 b 2 60
  ^^^^^
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