[ILUG] dd/rawwrite for win2k ?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Mon Nov 19 10:05:49 GMT 2001
>According to John P. Looney:
>> I do a lot of writing filesystems directly to flash cards, with dd. Is it
>> possible to do the same in Windows 2000 these days ? In the old days with
>> Win95, you could use rawwrite (which shipped with slackware and redhat).
>> But, now...how do you make a linux bootdisk etc. under windows ?
>Hmm. I didn't realise they'd stopped shipping rawrite. Anyway, you should
>be able to scare up a version off the web, or you could use the cygwin tools
>version of dd.
I've used rawrite without any problems under Win2K (you sometimes get
silly messages about the program wanting direct access to the floppy).
You could always steal the BeOS floppy disk writing program, and replace
the image it's going to write :)
should have rawrite in the dosutils dir?
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