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 From:  "Flemming A. Frederiksen" <monowall at faftech dot dk>
 To:  "westdam" <m0n0 at westdam dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] how to backup the floppy?
 Date:  Wed, 3 Nov 2004 20:29:43 +0100
You can use a nice utility which can make an image of the floppy.

http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/rawwrite.htm

The utility can read and write floppies.

I used it to make backup of many floppies, eg. boot disks etc.

/FAF


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "westdam" <m0n0 at westdam dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 7:08 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] how to backup the floppy?


> yes, the diskette is NOT write protect,
> the diskette is FAT formatted
> the diskette is  OK and the drive TOO
> 
> if u insert the diskette on a windows PC it will not read ( win ask to 
> format the drive )
> 
> damn, i cannot figure out!!
> 
> i've tried also to copy the config.xml to a /conf folder on the new 
> diskette but it doesnt work!!
> 
> uffaaaaaa
> 
> byez
> marco
> 
> 
> 
> James W. McKeand wrote:
> 
> >Is the diskette "DOS" formatted? (i.e. FAT) Is the diskette write
> >protected? Is the floppy drive in the m0n0wall working properly (try a
> >dos/win9x boot disk)? Are you trying to edit the config.xml directly?
> >Could formatting (extra line feeds, etc.) cause problems?
> >
> >You should be able to copy the config.xml you get from Diagnostics ->
> >Backup/Restore to a the /conf directory "DOS" formatted diskette. This
> >would be done on a workstation.
> >
> >_________________________________
> >James W. McKeand
> >
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Flemming A. Frederiksen [mailto:monowall at faftech dot dk] 
> >Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 12:34 PM
> >To: westdam; m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> >Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] how to backup the floppy?
> >
> >The first thing which comes to mind is; just make/save two floppies
> >with
> >monowall.
> >
> >... or is that not possible?
> >
> >/FAF
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- 
> >From: "westdam" <m0n0 at westdam dot com>
> >To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
> >Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2004 6:23 PM
> >Subject: [m0n0wall] how to backup the floppy?
> >
> >
> >  
> >
> >>hi to all
> >>i've got a problem :
> >>
> >>i've got m0n0 on cd / floppy version but i dont know how to backup
> >>    
> >>
> >the
> >  
> >
> >>floppy with the conf inside!!!
> >>
> >>anyone can help me??
> >>
> >>i've tried to :
> >>
> >>copy the floppy on new floppy
> >>copy the config.xml onto a new floppy
> >>copy the config.xml onto /conf in the new floppy
> >>
> >>
> >>every time i try to modify the conf m0n0 cant write ( or read ) the
> >>    
> >>
> >conf
> >  
> >
> >>from the floppy
> >>
> >>
> >>any ideas??
> >>
> >>byez
> >>marco
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>    
> >>
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