Archiving floppies?

From: Dave McGuire <>
Date: Sat Sep 22 17:10:52 2001

On September 22, Gordon Zaft wrote:
> Does anyone have any recommendations on software (preferably free) for
> archiving old DOS floppies? What I'd like to do is to be able to make disk
> images of all (okay, maybe just 'many') of the old DOS floppies I have so
> that if they disks get trashed or the bits fall off I can remake 'em. I'm
> assuming I'd probably be making these archives from a Windoze box although
> DOS or even FreeBSD or Linux is a possibility.

  I'd just dd(1) them from to a file, gzip them, and save the disk


Dave McGuire
Laurel, MD
Received on Sat Sep 22 2001 - 17:10:52 BST

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