Reading from floppy...

Farley Benn nospam at mail.invalid
Thu Jan 9 20:46:44 PST 2003


In article <F102alMQWfRoLdMz1tu00014f7a at hotmail.com>, "Leigh Gardiner" wrote:
> Ok, I'm going thru the BLFS atm, and all their config files for the input, 
> bashrc etc, i dont want to have to type out so im chucking them onto a 
> floppy from my windows machine...when i mount it with this cmd in linux i 
> get a heap of weird characters...i think it may be even loading some of 
> whats IN the file as the FILENAME...
> 
> mount -t vfat /dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy
> 
> 
> any ideas as to why this may be happening?
> 
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Lot's of ^Ms? Do you have a utility called dos2unix? On my Debian box it
has no manpage, and I have to do dos2unix -h.


Farley




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