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Date:      Wed, 31 Jan 2007 13:14:06 +1100
From:      "Murray Taylor" <>
To:        "Kirk Strauser" <>, <>
Subject:   RE: Labeling a backward-compatible Zip disk?
Message-ID:  <04E232FDCD9FBE43857F7066CAD3C0F126748E@svmailmel.bytecraft.internal>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> [] On Behalf Of=20
> Kirk Strauser
> Sent: Wednesday, 31 January 2007 12:21 PM
> To:
> Subject: Labeling a backward-compatible Zip disk?
> Out of idle curiosity, I dug out my old box of Zip disks=20
> (mainly consisting of=20
> backups of an Amiga computer I sold many years ago).  The=20
> FreeBSD docs have=20
> an excellent howto for making UFS-formatted disks, but I'd=20
> really like to=20
> format a disk that's basically identical to how it would have=20
> originally=20
> shipped.  The biggest problem is that I have no idea what=20
> partitioning scheme=20
> the OEM-formatted disks used.  Any ideas?  Also, should I use=20
> any particular=20
> newfs options?
> OK, this isn't the most pressing issue in the world.  I'm=20
> just wanting to=20
> re-visit the height of 1996's technology.
> --=20
> Kirk Strauser

Is the format for zip100 in /etc/disktab what you want?

Murray T
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