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USB seen as floppy

Rebuilding a server for client and installing win2k3 need to provide RAID drivers via F6. Don't have any equipment that has floppy capabilities. Can I use a flash drive in its place?
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JamesSenior Cloud Infrastructure EngineerCommented:
You could use a USB floppy drive.
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DavidPresidentCommented:
Not all motherboards will actually recognize a USB-attached floppy.  Google nLite and slipstream, and build a special distribution with the drivers pre-built, or perhaps you have a SCSI controller and SCSI floppy?

No way to make a USB pen drive emulate a floppy, any more than you can make a printer emulate a floppy.
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dynndAuthor Commented:
May be there was a missunderstanding
I want to use the usb drive as an (A) drive
for specifying the RAID drivers to load windows.

The server already has the floppy drive. I want to be able to add RAID drivers from my laptop to the USB drive and have the windows install see that drive as (A)
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dynndAuthor Commented:
I am sorry I mean flash drive not USB drive
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DavidPresidentCommented:
It is not possible.  The drivers are simply not in the Win2K3 distribution. you must either slipstream a special version, where you pre-build it with the drivers, or get a real floppy drive (which comes in flavors that are USB-attached, SCSI-attached, and standard floppy interface attached)
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