[ECOS] how to create floppy image for ecos ?

Richardson, Anthony ar63@evansville.edu
Thu Dec 4 13:55:00 GMT 2003

David N. Welton wrote:
> One thing that I've written which is at times helpful is a little
> application in Tcl in order to verify that your floppy image has
> indeed been trasferred correctly to the disk.  It's kind of slow,
> because it both reads and writes the image, but with the quantity of
> bad disks out there, it can save you from scratching your head when
> something  doesn't quite work.
> It's available here:
> http://dedasys.com/freesoftware/
> Look under 'scivoli':
> wget http://www.dedasys.com/freesoftware/files/md5check.tcl.gz
> gunzip md5check.tcl.gz
> ./md5check.tcl image.bin /dev/fd0
> You have to have the right permissions, of course.

Yet another way to do this:

  cmp image.bin /dev/fd0


  diff image.bin /dev/fd0

Tony Richardson

Before posting, please read the FAQ: http://sources.redhat.com/fom/ecos
and search the list archive: http://sources.redhat.com/ml/ecos-discuss

More information about the Ecos-discuss mailing list