CCopying the floppy's structure into an image file with Linux

Kirk Reiser kirk at
Thu May 25 06:25:42 EDT 2000

If you wish to copy an image of a disk in Linux you use 'dd'.  The
syntax is something like this:

dd if=/dev/fd0 of=filename

There are many other option you can give 'dd' to specify the block
size and how many block to copy and the like.  Do a mn on 'dd' for
more information.



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