Boot Disk Needed

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Tue Oct 2 12:04:59 2001

On Tue, 2 Oct 2001, Marvin Johnston wrote:
> > /u = Unconditional, it will do a real format, as opposed to quick format
> IIRC, /u = Unconditional is correct, but what it does is to not "save"
> the disk contents, i.e. unformat will recover the contents of a floppy
> that has been accidentally formatted unless the /u is used. I usually
> use the /u because it gets the job done faster.

/U (do a REAL format) is faster for you than
/Q (DON'T do a real format, just write an empty directory) ??

Would you care to post some measured times for how much faster it is?

Grumpy Ol' Fred
Received on Tue Oct 02 2001 - 12:04:59 BST

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