[clug-talk] IPCop question

Neil Bower linux at benneb.ca
Thu Nov 25 07:57:42 PST 2004

On Thu November 25 2004 08:43, Pete wrote:
> On the topic of backups, ever tried the backup to floppy via the interface.
> It says it needs a formatted floppy.
> I tried with a floppy on which I did a fdformat /dev/fd0 before
> but the floppy remains empty although the floppy drive led is on for +/- 45
> sec. I have tried also after I put on a file system (ext3) but no luck...
> Do I need a filesys on the floppy, or is that put on during backup?
> Thanks
> Pete

Try the EXT2 format on the floppy.

If I remember correctly, that is what I had to use when I upgraded from 1.3 to 


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