Bit by Bit floppy Copy

Posted on 2003-02-27
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Last Modified: 2010-04-26
I have some problems copying a disk. It has part dos and part linux filesystem.  Every time I copy the disk. it becomes unbootalbe.  I have tried several programs that didn't work.  Winimage didn't work.  I need it copy bit by bit.

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Kyle Schroeder earned 300 total points
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Since you're working with Linux, you should be able to use the Linux dd command.  Something like:

dd if=/mnt/floppy of=/tmp/floppy.img

I think there are some other switches (i.e. bs=18k) you may need to put on it, but that should do it basically.


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Thanks that worked.
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by:Kyle Schroeder
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Great, glad I could help!


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