Reading from floppy...

Leigh Gardiner leighgardiner at hotmail.com
Thu Jan 9 20:58:20 PST 2003


Nah, it doesn't show me heaps of them...

theres a few ?? marks...but im pretty sure its loading whats actually IN the 
file as the filename...





>From: Farley Benn <nospam at mail.invalid>
>Reply-To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
>To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
>Subject: Re: Reading from floppy...
>Date: Fri, 10 Jan 2003 04:46:44 +0000 (UTC)
>
>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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