drive assignments

Jason unleet at
Fri Nov 23 11:31:44 EST 2001

On Friday November 23, 2001 08:23 am, you wrote:
> Thanks as this Compaq 200MHZ box I may install Linux on has a zip drive
> and would like to archive items onto the zip cartridges prior to
> reformatting the drive.
> One question: can Linux read the format of a zip cartridge?
short answer: yes
long answer: there is no "zip cartrige" format. A zip drive is nothing mre 
than a standard disk drive in every way except for capacity and being 
removable, you can format a zip disk with any filesystem you want (even ext2)

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