[CentOS] floppy drives

Tue Apr 9 18:46:11 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 12:46 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>>> (I have piles and stacks and drawers of 5.25 and 3.5 inch floppies with
>>> various stuff stored on 'em. I used that usb drive (and an internal
>>> 5.25 inch drive) to grab images of all of them (with dd) which I'll
>>> eventually organize and burn onto CD or DVD, so I can get rid of all the
>>> floppies.)
>> Exactly my goal right now.
> Do you get anything (besides an error) if you try to dd the device to a
> file?

I sorta-kinda tried that, and got zero bytes. I can try it again, more
seriously, tonight.